Sunday, September 24, 2006

Pie Recipes #129 - Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Piesubmitted by: furialau
Makes: 12 servings

45 NILLA Wafers
1/4 cup plus 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine, divided
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 can (40 oz.) sweet potatoes, drained
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup dark corn syrup
2 eggs
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup miniature marshmallows

Directions;Preheat oven to 325°F. Finely crush 35 of the wafers; place in medium bowl. Melt 1/4 cup of thebutter. Add to wafer crumbs along with 2 Tbsp. sugar; mix well. Pressfirmly onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Melt remaining 1Tbsp. butter. Coarsely crush remaining 10 wafers; place in small bowl.Add melted butter; mix well. Set aside for later use. Place sweet potatoes, cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, the corn syrup, eggs,spice and vanilla in medium bowl. Beat with electric mixer on mediumspeed until mixture is well blended. Pour into crust. Bake 1 hour to 1hour 5 min. or until knife inserted in center comes outclean, topping with the wafer mixture and marshmallows after 55 min. Coolcompletely on wire rack. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Store leftoverpie in the refrigerator.


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