Gourmet Sweet Potato Pie


Sweet Potato Pecan Pie


9 inch unbaked pie shell
1 cup pecan halves

Filling Ingredients:

1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
2 Tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
1 Tablespoon heavy cream
1 Tablespoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Topping Ingredients:

3/4 cup dark brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 Tablespoon butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla
ground cinnamon


1. Toast pecans in microwave for 3 minutes. Stir half way through, and watch closely as they burn easily.

2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In large bowl of electric mixer, combine filling ingredients for and beat on medium speed for 2-3 minutes. Spoon into pie shell. Top with pecans.

3. In small bowl of electric mixer, combine ingredients for Topping. Mix on low speed about 1 minute. Pour over pecans.

4. Bake for 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center of pie comes out clean.



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