You are here: Home » Recipes » Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 8 servings Sweet potatoes star in this easy pie. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 refrigerated 9-inch pie crust1 (15-ounce) can yams (sweet potatoes) drained and mashed (1 cup)2 large eggs, divided1/4 cup light brown sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon nutmeg3 large egg whites2/3 cup dark corn syrup1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons vanilla extract2/3 cup pecans, chopped Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Lay pie crust in a 9-inch pie dish. In a mixing bowl, blend together yams, 1 egg, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Spread evenly in bottom of pie crust. In a mixing bowl, beat together the remaining egg, egg whites, corn syrup, sugar and vanilla until mixture is frothy. Stir in pecans. Carefully spoon over yam layer. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until filling is set around edges or until a knife inserted halfway between the center and edge comes out clean. Cool and serve.