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Sweet Potato Pie with Cinnamon and Vanilla Whipped Cream


  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 (9 inch) pie crust
Whipped Cream:
  • 2 cups fresh heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F. In a mixing bowl beat cream cheese on medium speed. Add both sugars; mix on medium speed 1 minute. Add mashed sweet potato, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and vanilla; mix to combine, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally.
  2. Reduce mixer speed to low. Add eggs, one at a time until they are incorporated thoroughly. Spoon filling into pie crust.
  3. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until pie filling is firm to the touch. Let cool before serving.
  4. Meanwhile, for the whipped cream: Pour cream into a large mixing bowl. Beat on high speed until soft peaks form. Add vanilla and cinnamon; beat to firm peaks. Gently fold in powder sugar.
  5. Slice pie and serve with whipped cream.

Makes 6 to 8 servings