Mary McLeod Bethune's Sweet Potato Pie Recipe - Cooking Index
|9||Sweet potatoes or yams - (about 4 pounds) (medium)|
|1 cup||198g / 7oz||Butter or margarine - (2 sticks, softened)|
|1/2 cup||99g / 3.5oz||Sugar|
|1/2 cup||80g / 2.8oz||Firmly packed brown sugar|
|3||Eggs - , well beaten|
|3||Classic Crisco Single Crusts|
For filling, boil sweet potatoes until tender. Peel and mash.
Heat oven to 350F
Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, salt and nutmeg in large bowl. Beat at medium speed of electric mixer until creamy. Beat in sweet potatoes, until well mixed. Beat in eggs.
Beat in milk and vanilla slowly. Spoon into 3 unbaked pie shells, using about 4 cups filling per shell.
Bake at 350F for 50 to 60 minutes or until set.
Cool to room temperature before serving. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 3 9-inch pies.
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