Graham Cracker Crust Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Graham Cracker Crust Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Sweet potato pie is a classic dessert that is perfect for the fall and winter months. This recipe adds a delicious twist by using a graham cracker crust instead of the traditional pie crust. The combination of the smooth and creamy sweet potato filling with the crunchy and slightly sweet graham cracker crust is simply irresistible.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Whipped cream, for topping (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup of sugar, and melted butter. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish.
  3. Bake the crust in the preheated oven for 8 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together the mashed sweet potatoes, 3/4 cup of sugar, evaporated milk, beaten eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt until smooth.
  5. Pour the sweet potato mixture into the prepared graham cracker crust.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.
  7. Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool completely before serving.
  8. Top with whipped cream, if desired, before serving.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: 1 pie (8 servings)

This Graham Cracker Crust Sweet Potato Pie is a delightful twist on the classic dessert, combining the rich and creamy sweet potato filling with the crunchy and sweet graham cracker crust. It’s the perfect dessert for your holiday gatherings or any time you want to treat yourself to a delicious homemade sweet treat.

Nutritional information: (per serving) Calories: 350 | Total Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fiber: 3g

This Graham Cracker Crust Sweet Potato Pie Recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household. The combination of flavors and textures creates a truly unforgettable dessert that everyone will love. Whether you’re hosting a holiday dinner or simply want to enjoy a special treat, this recipe is perfect for any occasion.

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