Got Leftover Sweet Potatoes? Make Pie

November 29, 2019
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Mini Sweet Potato Pie

A delicious way to repack your leftover sweet potatoes into a mini pie.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword leftovers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author D. Leecious

Ingredients

Crust

  • 5 oz pie crust or leftover pie crust
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp sugar

Filling

  • 2 cups sweet potato or leftovers, mashed
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tspn vanilla
  • 1/2 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tspn ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tspn ground cloves
  • 1/4 tspn ground ginger
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • powdered sugar for dusting

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients and mix until smooth.

  2. Roll out the pie crust.

  3. Spread the butter, cinnamon, and sugar over the pie crust.

  4. Using a cup or cookie cutter, cut 4-inch circles from the pie crust.

  5. Scoop 2 tablespoons of potato mixture into half of the cut-out crusts.

  6. Place the other half of the cut-out crusts on top of the circles that have potatoes on them. Press edges down with fork to seal. Brush with egg wash.

  7. Bake at 400°F for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.

  8. Dust with powdered sugar.

 

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