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Southern Sweet Potato Pie

No recipe image available.Classic sweet potato custard pie, a favorite holiday pie of more than a few Southerners. Serve with sweetened whipped cream.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 cup butter
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
2 cups mashed yams
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl; add eggs and stir. Add yams and mix well. Stir in milk, vanilla, and salt, mix well.
  2. Pour into unbaked pie crust and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 40 to 50 minutes, or until the center is set.

Makes 8 servings.

*Use store bought, ready-to-use pie pastry, or your favorite recipe for homemade pie pastry.