Sweet Potato Pie is a classic southern dessert that's irresistible! Make with simple ingredients and a prepared pie crust, this pie is perfect for a weeknight meal and is a MUST on your holiday table.

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potatoes bring out appetites, sweet potato pie brings out helpers.
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Course: Dessert, Pie
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Donya | asouthernsoul.com


  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell
  • 1 lb (2 medium)sweet potatoes cooked (I cook mine in the microwave, let cool then scoop out potato pulp)
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs - beaten


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In large bowl, mash sweet potatoes with butter.
  • Add condensed milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, mixing well with a whisk or hand mixer.
  • Stir in eggs.
  • Pour into prepared pastry shell.
  • Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  • Pie can be served warm with whipped cream. Makes 1 (9-inch) pie. Store leftovers in refrigerator.