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Easy Sweet Potato Pie

  • Author: jzmcbride
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x


This easy sweet potato pie recipe is a family favorite. It’s a creamy mix of a smooth custard filling perfumed with classic fall spices (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice). It’s super easy to make and the perfect addition to your holiday spread.


  • 1 deep dish pie crust, purchased or homemade
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar or sugar substitute (monkfruit)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar or coconut sugar (or sugar substitute)
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (or mix 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Wash and prick sweet potatoes with a fork. Roast in the oven for for one hour until soft. Let cool and then scrape the pulp out of the skin, transfer to a bowl and mash.
  3. Using a mixer, beat together butter, sugar and brown sugar.
  4. Add eggs, spices and evaporated milk.
  5. When smooth, add sweet potato mixture and thoroughly combine.
  6. Pour mixture into an unbaked pie shell. Bake on bottom of oven for 1 hour until center of pie is firm.
  7. Garnish with whipped cream or ice cream.


You can easily make this pie sugar-free by substituting monk fruit for the white and brown sugar.

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: recipe
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: southern

Keywords: sweet potato pie, sweet potato, southern dessert, pie recipe, sweet potato pie recipe, easy sweet potato pie