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Sweet Potato Pie

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Ingredients
  Ready made pie crusts 15 Ounce (1 package, Pillsbury)
For filling
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 2 Pound (2 large size)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cinnamon 2 Tablespoon
  Nutmeg 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Mace 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 3 Tablespoon
  Eggs 3 , slightly beaten
  Evaporated milk 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Prepare pie crust according to package directions for filled one-crust pie using 9-inch pie pan.
Flute edges to stand 1/2 inch above rim, or use braided edge.
Place sweet potatoes in saucepan and cover with water.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; simmer until sweet potatoes are tender.
Cool.
Heat oven to 350°F.
Peel and mash sweet potatoes; measure 1 1/2 cups of mashed sweet potatoes into a large bowl.
Beat in margarine, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, mace and ginger.
Add remaining ingredients; blend well.
Pour into pie crust-lined pan.
Bake at 350°F for 50 to 60 minutes or until filling is set.
Cover edge of crust with strips of foil after 30 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning.
Cool.
Store in refrigerator.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato

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