Sunday, August 27, 2006

Pie Recipes #62 - Weight Watchers Sweet Potato Pie (4 Points)

Sweet Potato Pie:
Makes 12 servings

3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon of whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 tablespoons ice water

2 pounds sweet potatoes or yams (about 3 potatoes) cooked, peeled and mashed
1 1/2 cups low-fat milks (1%)
1/2 cup fat-free egg subsitute
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon brandy
1/8 teaspoon ground mace

1. To prepare the crust, in a small bowl, whisk the all-purpose flour, while wheat flour, sugar, salt and cinnamon. Add the oil, with your fingers, work in until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until the mixture forms a soft dough. Make the dough into a ball and wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour.

2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place the dough between 2 sheets of wax paper and roll out to 9 inch in diameter and place in an 8 inch pie plate. Refrigerate while you make the filling.

3. In a large bowl then add filling ingredients which will include everything else. Add to the refrigerated pie crust and bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees, then reduce heat to 325 degrees and bake an additional 80-90 minutes or until filling is firm. Cool and serve warm with fat free Coolwhip. It has a point value of 4 points if you are on Weight Watchers.

Thanks to
Susan from

for this fabulous Weight Watchers recipe!


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