How to make it

  • Lightly butter a 9-inch pie plate
  • Roll out the pastry dough to fit into the pie pan.
  • In a bowl combine the sweet potatoes and 1/2 cup butter.
  • Add the sugar. flour, vanilla, 1/4 tsp salt, the cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves mix well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Add evaporated milk and mix well.
  • Preheat the oven to 425*.
  • Pour the sweet potato filling into the crust.
  • Bake the pie ofr 20 min, then reduce the heat to 325* and continue baking for another 30 to 40 minutes.
  • The topping: While the pie is baking, place 2 tbsp butter and the brown sugar in a small skillet over low heat.
  • stir until butter is melted and and sugar has dissolved and the mixture is bubbling.
  • add pecans and 1/4 tsp salt.
  • continue to cook, stirring for 2 mins.
  • remove from heat and pour onto a sheet of aluminum foil.
  • let this cool completely.
  • crumble the topping into small pieces and sprinkle over the pie.
  • let the pie cool completely before serving.
  • serve pie slices with a dollop of whipped cream!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    krumkake ate it and said...
    This looks like the perfect sweet potato pie to me! Love that crunchy topping, too...I know we are gonna love this one!
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  • ladycatlover 12 years ago
    hi i also make a sweet pot pie but.its abit different than this recipe .This one looks good also.
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    Wow this one sounds really good, sounds like the same recipe a neighbor use to make, I must make this one. Great post.
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  • ahmed1 12 years ago
    Thanks for sharing the step by step pictures.I really apreciate the effort you made.
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  • ahmed1 12 years ago
    Great recipe.Can you share the pie crust plz??
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  • michellem 12 years ago
    Im not sure she can write it down she makes it by memory..I can ask though!
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  • recipediva 12 years ago
    MM trying this one. Can you post your mother in laws as well?
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  • shirleyoma 12 years ago
    This sounds so good, love sweet potato pie! Thanks
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  • zena824 12 years ago
    I dearly love sweet potato pie and so does my husband.. Will give this one a try...
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