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Sweet Potato Pie

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Ingredients
  Mashed cooked sweet potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unbaked pastry shell 9 Inch
Directions

Combine sweet potatoes, butter, egg yolks, brown sugar, salt, and spices.
Stir in milk, and mix well.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) at high speed of an electric mixer 1 minute.
Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form.
Fold egg whites into sweet potato mixture.
Spoon mixture into unbaked pastry shell.
Bake at 400° for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350°, and bake an additional 45 minutes or until set.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Servings: 
1

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