Sweet Potato Pie

Although at a glance it might be mistaken for pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie has a much different taste than that of pumpkin. Especially popular in the South, sweet potato pie is often served during the holiday season. Different toppings and spices offer an array of recipes for this pie.

Cornmeal Sweet Potato Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet potatoes replace pumpkin in this Southern sweetened vegetable pie recipe, an adaptation of sweet potato pies popular for decades. The cornmeal pastry and struessel topping can be made up to 3 days before assembling the pie.

How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

If you want to know how to make sweet-potato pie as silky smooth and buttery rich as what comes out of a Southern cook's kitchen, this is the recipe for you. Evaporated milk gives it a velvety texture, and a hint of lemon and dash of nutmeg keep the pie from becoming cloyingly sweet.

Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

Family Circle

Cut the stress of holiday baking by whipping up a semi-homemade Sweet Potato Pie. No need to fuss with the finicky pastry rolling and cutting!

Mallow-Praline Sweet Potato Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

This sweet potato pie -- made with baked or canned sweet potatoes -- is all set to take center stage at the Thanksgiving table. Although the recipe offers alternatives for crystalized ginger, freshly grated nutmeg, and buttermilk, use the original ingredients if you can. They make this an amazing pie.

Candied Sweet Potato Pie

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Sweet Potato Pie with Hazelnut Streusel Topping

Better Homes and Gardens

This Southern-style sweet potato pie recipe has tender cornmeal pastry and crunchy-sweet streusel topping. The pastry and topping can be made up to 3 days before assembling the pie.

Sweet Potato and Hazelnut Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

This sweet pie is topped with a generous handful of crunchy toasted hazelnuts, but you can use pecans or almonds instead.

Sweet Potato Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

This traditional recipe is a scrumptious dessert perfect any time of the year.

Classic Fried Pies

Better Homes and Gardens

Crisp, flaky, and generously filled with a sweet potato-fig filling, chef Scott Peacock's sugar-dusted pies are warm reminders of days gone by.

Sweet Potato Pie

Midwest Living

The surprise ingredient, instant vanilla pudding, helps form the filling for this spiced pie.

Apricot-Sweet Potato Hand Pies

Better Homes and Gardens

Any one that loves pumpkin pie or sweet potato pie will flip over these tasty turnovers. To expedite dessert, feel free to bake the sweet potatoes in the microwave. Just be sure to poke them in several places with a fork before baking to allow steam to escape.

Sweet Potato Pie

Diabetic Living

Join the ranks of many southern families who make this nicely spiced pie--instead of pumpkin--their holiday dessert.

Graham Cracker-Pecan Sweet Potato Pie

Better Homes and Gardens

Simple ingredients combine for a sumptuous holiday dessert.

Citrus-Sweet Potato Pie

Diabetic Living

Pies and tarts are welcome signs of Thanksgiving and Christmas desserts. This low-fat, low-calorie, and low-sugar vegetable pie, suitable for diabetic meals plans, has vitamin-rich sweet potatoes and a tender oil-pastry crust.

Crustless Pistachio-Topped Sweet Potato Pie

Diabetic Living

Want to spruce up your breakfast yogurt? Try sprinkling the pistachio and cereal topper over it.

How to Make Yams

If you find yourself searching for recipes on how to make yams, it's a good thing to know that in the United States yams and sweet potatoes are actually the same vegetable. They are both a variety of sweet potato, though yams are deeper orange in color. So you can feel free to substitute sweet potatoes for yams in your recipes, since they are quite similar.

How to Microwave a Sweet Potato

When it comes to "fast food" that's also healthy and nutritious, it's hard to beat the convenience of zapping a sweet potato in the microwave. Yet knowing how to microwave a sweet potato might seem like an unimpressive if all you do is plunk it on a plate, plain. With the right toppings, you can transform a sweet potato into a satisfying, delicious main dish. And you don't have to compromise the nutritional value of sweet potatoes, which are a great source for dietary fiber, vitamins A and C, and even calcium and iron.

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