Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

sweet potato pie recipe
Swap out the high-calorie pumpkin pie for a healthier, lower-sugar sweet potato pie. This popular southern dish is so delicious, it's worth trying!


Total time:  45 S

Servings:  10

Calories:  220


  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher or sea salt
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 10 tbsp. butter cut into pieces
  • 0.66 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup ice cold water divided
  • 2 1/2 cups sweet potatoes or yams peeled, cubed, boiled
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 slice
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Sodium: 150mg
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 17g
  • Protein: 4g


Pie Crust:

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ tsp. kosher or sea salt
1 tsp. granulated sugar
10 tbsp. butter, cut into pieces
½ cup ice cold water, divided

  1. Add first 4 ingredients to jar and secure lid. Press "Pulse" 8-10 times.
  2. Add ¼ cup water and secure lid. Press "Pulse" 4 times.
  3. Add remaining water and press "Pulse" 4 times or until dough is formed; do not over blend.
  4. Remove dough, and divide into two balls.
  5. Pat into a smooth disc, wrap disc in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours before rolling out dough.

Note: One dough disc will be used for this recipe. The other dough disc may be used for another 1-crust pie or frozen for up to 6 weeks for later use.

Pie Filling:

2 ½ cups peeled, cubed, boiled sweet potato or yams
⅔ cup granulated sugar
½ cup evaporated milk
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ tsp. ground cinnamon
¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
⅛ tsp. ground ginger

  1. Add all ingredients to jar and secure lid. Blend on the lowest setting (Low or Speed 1) for 5-10 seconds or until filling is blended and smooth.
  2. Pour into pie dish lined with pie crust.
  3. Bake at 350˚F for 45 min – 1 hour


  • MamaChrisNow

    How about now? lol, I’m very curious to see if whites work.

  • Steve Beaudin

    I’m new at this, do I bake the pie on the middle rack or in the bottom in the oven?

  • Bruce Bigby

    Hmm. I thought that I responded, but apparently not. My pie tasted delicious with egg whites. :-)

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