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Sweet-Potato Pie

by Rosemary Black, Photo by Tina Rupp

Sweet-Potato Pie

Kids declared this easy pie better than pumpkin.

Sweet potato pieKid-Friendly RecipePrep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 55 minutes
Yield: 8 servings

* 2 eggs
* 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
* 1 1/4 cups evaporated milk
* 1/2 cup sugar
* 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
* 1 tsp ground cinnamon
* 1/2 tsp salt
* One 9-inch unbaked, refrigerated (or frozen and thawed) pie shell

1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

2. In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs. Add the mashed sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, both sugars, cinnamon, and salt. Beat to combine, 1 to 2 minutes.

3. Pour the mixture into the pie shell. Bake in the center of the oven for about 55 minutes, until filling is set.

4. Cool completely on a rack before serving.

Kid-Friendly RecipeHow kids can help: Whisk eggs with fork; measure sugars; add ingredients to mixing bowl.
Per serving (1/8 recipe): 320 calories, 9.3 g fat (4 g saturated), 317 mg sodium, 66 mg cholesterol.