Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

From Southern Living -- a classic sweet potato pie!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs; mix well.
  3. Add milk, sweet potatoes, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt; mix well.
  4. Pour into pie shell.
  5. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes.
  6. Reduce heat to 350 degrees; bake 35-40 minutes longer or until pie tests done.
  7. Cool; Store in refrigerator.
Most Helpful

5 5

Great recipe! I actually doubled the spices because we like our sweet potato pie spicy down in the south. My husband and friends loved it. I even gave some to my friends parents and they said it was the best sweet potato pie they had ever had.

5 5

Yummy! I couldn't wait until Thanksgiving to make this. Had to have it now. This tasted just the way my grandmother's did. Rich and flavorful sweet potato filling with a slight spiced touch. Thanks Nurse Di for a wonderful, comforting pie.

Yuppers is yummy, but for true southern yum bump up those spices by at least 1/2 and neither orange or lemon zest not hurt it....and for those that like it a little sweeter, maybe if you make two try a thin layer of streusel topping on one....and that's what I like about the south.

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