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Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie

Yields1 ServingPrep Time45 minsCook Time55 minsTotal Time1 hr 40 mins

Sweat Potato Pie? Yes, please! This brown butter dessert is just right for the season and will sure please everyone

Brown butter Sweet Potato Pie fresh out of oven

 2 homemade or store-bought 9-inch pie crust
 ½ cup unsalted butter, cubed
 2 cups mashed sweet potato (about 1.5 pounds)
 ½ cup light brown sugar packed
 ¾ cup granulated sugar
 ½ cup evaporated milk
 2 eggs, room temperature
 1 tsp vanilla extract
 1 tsp cookie nip (or 1/2 tsp caramel flavoring + 1/2 tsp butter flavoring)
 ½ tsp cinnamon
 ¼ tsp nutmeg
 ¼ tsp allspice
 5 ½ tbsp tablespoons all-purpose flour
 Hand or Stand Mixer
 Handi-foil pie pan
 Potato Masher, optional
 Measuring cups and spoons

Preheat the oven to 350 and collect all the ingredients for sweet potato pie. The best pan for this recipe is Handi-foil pie pam

3-pack of Heavy Duty Pie pan


Place the unsalted butter in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, whisk (to scrape the bottom of the pan)


Reduce the heat slightly to medium-high and allow the butter to cook for about 7-8 mins.


It will begin to brown and give off a nutty aroma, remove from heat.


Allow brown butter to cool in a glass container (with the brown bits) for about 30 mins.


Peel, Chop, and boil sweet potatoes (5-6 medium-sized)


Cook until tender (about 15 mins), drain, and mash.

mashed sweet potato in a glass bowl


Mix sweet potatoes and brown butter until smooth.

Brown butter Sweet Potato Pie ingredients


Add in brown & granulated sugars, evaporated milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and flour.

Brown butter Sweet Potato Pie - mashed sweet potato with sugar milk eggs vanilla cinnamon nutmeg allspice flower


Mix until combined.

pie mixture in glass bowl


Cover the edges of the pie crust with aluminum foil (to keep them from burning).

Brown butter Sweet Potato Pie - edges covered


Pour filling into pie crusts.


Place pie crusts on baking sheets to keep them level in the oven while baking.
Bake for 45-55 mins


Remove from oven and let cool so the center can set.


Sweet potato pie can be served warm but is best after it has had time to set fully.

Brown butter Sweet Potato Pie served


Looking for another fall favorite? Check out the Stuffed Peaches recipe!