Yam Pie Recipe

Sweet Potatoyamlogopie

Pie Recipe

  • 1 unbaked pie crust, recipe follows*
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked, peeled and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 heaping teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk (canned, half and half, cream or whole milk)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons margarine, melted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Roll out 1 pie crust and place it in a pie plate. Mix all of the remaining ingredients together and pour into the unbaked pie crust. Bake for 45 minutes or until pie is firm. Allow to cool completely.

*Note: This filling is for 1 pie crust. The remaining 3 crusts can be used for other pies or frozen.


Pie Crust (recipe for 4 pie crusts):

4 cups all-purpose flour

1 3/4 cups shortening (butter flavored)

2 teaspoons salt

1 tablespoon sugar

1 large egg

1/2 cup water

1 tablespoon white vinegar


Mix flour, shortening, salt and sugar together with a pastry blender until well blended. Slightly beat egg, water and vinegar together with a whisk and pour over the well blended flour mixture. Mix all ingredients together with a fork. Divide crust into 4 equal parts. Roll each with a rolling pin and place into 4 pie pans. Flute edges of crust.

Yield: 4 pie crusts