Mississippi Sweet Potato Pies


  • 4 ounces butter, softened
  • 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 small can (5 ounces, about 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons) evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 prepared pie shells (shallow) 1-deep dish pie shell, unbaked


Mix butter, potatoes, sugar, and evaporated milk until well blended.

Add vanilla, eggs, and cinnamon; mix well.

Pour into the prepared pie shells.

Bake in a 350° oven for about 1 hour, until set.

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