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Sweet Potato Pie

A sweet potato pie recipe made with fresh mashed sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, sugar, and spices with a crumb topping.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato pie recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 901kcal


  • 9 inch pie crust thawed according to package directions
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes cooled to room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Crumb topping:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter cold
  • whipped cream and additional cinnamon


  • Place thawed pie crust dough in a deep dish pie plate and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat mashed sweet potatoes, eggs, sugar, evaporated milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Pour into pie crust.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350 degrees, and bake another 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, blend crumb ingredients in a mixing bowl with a pastry blender or in a food processor until coarse crumbs form.
  • Remove pie from oven and sprinkle topping evenly over pie. 
  • Return to oven and bake an additional 15 - 20 minutes or until center is just set. 
  • Allow pie to cool completely before slicing and serving with optional garnishes.



Calories: 901kcal | Carbohydrates: 108g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 698mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 2585IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 4.5mg