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The Best Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

This is the Best Sweet Potato Pie Recipe you will find for your fall get together! Surprise everyone with this amazingly delicious homemade sweet potato pie. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dessert, pie, sweet potato recipes, thanksgiving recipes
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 440 kcal
Author Andrew


  • 1 lb sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

For crust (buy a 9in graham cracker crust or make recipe below)

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups graham crackers crumbs, about 9 whole crackers



  1. Boil Potatoes for 50 mins making sure water is always covering the potatoes or until soft. *If making crust, see directions below and make while potatoes are boiling.

  2. Immediately drain and run cool water over potatoes and skin the potatoes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. In a large bowl, mash the potatoes.
  5. Add in butter and mix well.
  6. Add in brown sugar, milk, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  7. Mix until smooth.
  8. Pour into pie crust.
  9. Bake for 65-75 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean.
  10. Let cool and serve.
  11. Top with Homemade Whipped Topping if desired. 

For the crust

  1. Mix the melted butter, brown sugar, and crumbs into a pie dish. Press down evenly with the back of a spoon until all the mixtures is evenly spread on bottom and up the sides of the dish. Cook at 350 degrees for 7 minutes, then let cool completely before adding filling.

Recipe Notes

**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 

Nutrition Facts
The Best Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 440 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 95mg32%
Sodium 175mg8%
Potassium 292mg8%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 8745IU175%
Vitamin C 1.3mg2%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.