Sweet Potato-Pecan Pie

  • Yield 8 servings

This simple, yet delicious sweet potato pie is topped with a sweet and crunchy pecan mixture.


Sweet Potato Pie:
1 1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups scalded milk
2 eggs, well beaten
1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup chopped pecans


  1. To prepare pie.  Combine first 7 ingredients in order given.  Let cool.  Put in unbaked pie shell.  Bake at 350F until nearly set, about 30 minutes.  Sprinkle with topping.  Continue cooking until don.
  2. To prepare topping.  Mix and reserve for top of pie.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier’s Revel (Shreveport, Louisiana, 2000).





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