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Grandmother's Sweet Potato Pie

Recipe for Holiday Favorites

GMA Recipes Dessert
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Cat Cora is dishing out some delicious recipes for the holidays. From mouth-watering main dishes to delectable desserts, it's all here.


  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup sweet potatoes, cooked
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin, dissolved in 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • baked pie shell (9 inch)
  • Cooking Directions

    Beat egg yolks and 1/2 cup sugar until thick; add sweet potatoes, milk, salt and spices. Cook until thick.

    Add gelatin softened in cold water; blend well. Add egg whites stiffly beaten with 1/2 cup sugar.

    Pour into baked pie shell and chill. Serve with crème fraiche, if desired.

    Courtesy of Cat Cora

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sweet potatoes, gelatin, ginger, cinnamon

    Course: Dessert

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