Sweet Potato Pie

First day home – trying new recipes

Healthy Cooking - Hettie's Way

The last pie I wanted to master (and once again, only because I had a lot of sweet potatoes from the CSA, and I had to use them!). For years, I thought that sweet potatoes are non-edible for me until I learned how to cook them! The next logical step was making a sweet potatoes pie, which I finally accomplished today.


  1. 2 large sweet potatoes (should yeld 2 cups of puree)
  2. 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) of butter, melted
  3. 1/2 cup sugar
  4. 2 large eggs
  5. 1/4 cup milk
  6. 1 tsp vanilla extract
  7. 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  8. 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  9. 1/4 cup brown sugar and and 1/4 cup of crushed pecan to sprinkle the top.

Peel sweet potatoes, cut them into small pieces, bring to boil, and let them cook for about 15 min until soft. Drain, puree, and let it cool down.

In a bowl, cream melted butter with sugar; beat…

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