A tasty pie made from sweet potatoes, and always an interesting addition at Thanksgiving or at anytime of year!!
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 3 sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cups white sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 4 eggs, beaten
- 3/4 cup evaporated milk
- 2 (9 inch) unbaked 9 inch pie crusts
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 30 minutes. Drain, cool, peel and mash. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, butter, sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk and blend into the sweet potato mixture.
Pour into pie shells and bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes, or until done.