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Southern Sweet Potato Pie

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cream butter and sugar together.
  • Add eggs and stir.
  • Add sweet potatoes and mix well.
  • Stir in milk, vanilla and salt, making sure all ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  • Pour into pie shell and bake 40 minutes.
  • When using a commercially frozen pie shell, use a 9-inch deep dish shell.
  • Note: This is a plain sweet potato pie for those who like the lush flavor of sweet potatoes accented only by vanilla.
  • For extra flavor, you may want to fancy up the pie with the addition of ½ teaspoon each of cinnamon and nutmeg, or a tablespoon of grated lemon rind and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  • This pie can also be made without using a crest.
  • Pour ingredients into a buttered 9 inch pie plate and bake 40 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit or until knife inserted in center comes out clean