Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl

November/December 2012

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This creamy sweet potato pie recipe is seasoned like a pumpkin pie with plenty of cinnamon and nutmeg and gets nice ginger flavor from the gingersnap crust. For the best results, roast sweet potatoes in the oven; in a pinch, microwave them instead.

Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl

6 Reviews for Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl

Good Alternative to Pumpkin

I don't know if it was because I overcooked the sweet potatoes (mine did NOT cook in 45 minutes- but they were huge! I ended up only needing 1 for the recipe) but my pie had a weird texture. I really liked the crust- I may even use it for cheesecake in the future as an alternative to graham cracker crust- but I probably won't make this again.

Easy to Make
Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl

My kids loved this pie. Even my picky eater. I do not have a food processor so it took me a little longer to create this pie. It is now a family favorite.

Tastes great
Perfect Kids in the Kitchen Recipe

The first time we made this, we followed the recipe exactly and it was absolutely delicious. The second time (less than a week later), we doubled the ginger snap cookie crust - we like a thicker crust, and used slightly less than 2/3 of a cup of brown sugar - it was a little too sweet for us. We loved how easy this was to put together. The kids (almost 3 years old) helped prepare the pie- except making the swirls and patting the crust. I love that it's a guilt-free, delicious dessert for my family. Thank you for the fantastic recipe!

Easy, quick, healthy, only a food processor to clean and a few measuring tools
better than pumpkin pie

my fiance does not like pumpkin pie, and he thought this was delicious- lightly sweet and had a wonderful creamy texture. i will definitely make this again- it would be very quick to make 2 of these at once. i used a standard pie plate and the crust-to-filling ration was great

easy to make
Great alternative to pumpkin pie

I wanted to try something different this year, and I love sweet potatoes, so this pie was perfect. I also liked the fact that I could do some of the steps ahead of time, like making the cookie crumbs and roasting the sweet potatoes.

I followed the recipe exactly. My crust did burn a little around the edges at the end. Next time, and there will be a next time, I will bake at lower temperature for a little less time.

I like the idea of increasing the filling, like the previous reviewer mentioned. I loved this pie and will definitely make it again, and will also recomend it to others as well.

Easy to make & delicious

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