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Rose McGee’s Sweet Potato Comfort Pie
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Makes two 9” pies. Keep one to enjoy and gift the other! When thinking about who to gift your pie to, reflect on which of the family, friends, coworkers or neighbors in your life might need extra support and love right now or who you want to take a moment to celebrate.
  • CourseDessert
  • CuisineVegetarian
2 pies
2 pies
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, baked and removed from skins
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 whole lemon, juiced, seeds removed
  • 2 whole unbaked pie crusts
Servings: pies
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large mixing bowl, mash the cooked sweet potatoes.
  2. Using a hand-mixer or stand mixer, blend in sugars, then eggs and then the melted butter.
  3. One at a time, add next 6 ingredients; mix well.
  4. Pour mixture into pie crusts. Reduce heat to 350°F. Bake for 60 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven. Allow pies to set (firm up) for at least 30 minutes. Eat warm or allow to cool longer before eating.
Recipe Notes

Note: Sweet potato pie can be left at room temperature up to two days without refrigeration. Can be refrigerated up to one week and remain fresh. Can also be frozen.

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