Sweet Potato Apple Pie

Sweet Potato Apple Pie

Recipe Rating: 3.05392
Serves 10
Bring together two holiday favorites in one pie! A layer of apple slices is the hidden surprise in this smooth sweet potato pie. Not too sweet, it could easily be served with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Watch our how-to video.
  • 1 1/2 pound sweet potatoes (about 2 medium)
  • 1 (9- to 9 1/2-inch) unbaked pie shell
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and cut into thin slices
Preheat the oven to 400°F. Prick sweet potatoes with a fork and place on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake until very tender, about 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.

Line pie shell with parchment paper or foil and fill with pie weights or dried beans. Bake on the lower rack of the oven until just starting to set, about 15 minutes. Remove the weights and continue to bake until lightly golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack 10 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F.

Meanwhile, peel sweet potatoes and transfer flesh to the bowl of a food processor. Discard skins. Process until potatoes are puréed. Transfer 1 1/2 cups purée to a large bowl (use any leftover for another use). Add milk, sugar, eggs, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt, and whisk until combined and smooth.

Layer apple slices in concentric circles in the bottom of cooled crust. Pour sweet potato filling into crust over apples (you may have extra filling depending on the depth of the crust). Bake until just set in center of pie, about 50 minutes. Let cool to room temperature on a wire rack. Serve or chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 230 calories (60 from fat), 7g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 60mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 38g carbohydrates, (6 g dietary fiber, 18g sugar), 5g protein.
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