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sweet potato pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Try something a little different this Thanksgiving by making this Sweet Potato Pie Recipe! It is perfectly sweetened and so simple to make!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Keyword how to make sweet potato pie, sweet potato pie, sweet potato pie recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 459kcal
Author Lauren


  • 1 frozen pie crust
  • 2 pounds sweet potato (or yams), baked until very soft
  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Peel cooked sweet potato and place into the bottom of a large bowl. Should be about 2 cups. Mash or stir until very smooth. Cream in butter and sugars.
  • Stir in the evaporated milk, vanilla, eggs spices, and salt. Scrape the sides of the bowl and stir again until the mixture is completely smooth and uniform. Pour into prepared pie shell and bake at 375 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until set.
  • Cool completely before serving. If making in advance, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Serve with whipped cream and cinnamon, if desired.


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 453mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 16557IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 2mg