This sweet potato pie is the perfect side dish for the holiday season. It’s even a great side for Thanksgiving!.
Can we talk about Thanksgiving sides for a hot second? Because I feel like I love them more than I should. Actually, I’m entirely sure that I love them more than I should. Can we all agree that Thanksgiving sides make that dinner so good?
I mean we have the sweet potatoes, the stuffing, the cranberry sauce, the gravy, and the dinner rolls. Sides also give everyone at the table the opportunity to bring something new and unexpected. While I love turkey as much as the next person, the sides are what, in my opinion, make the meal a great one.
So as a declared side-aficionado, I’ve been trying to come up with more side dish ideas and this Sweet Potato Pie is the perfect addition to my list because it’s so delicious! Like really, really delicious.
Actually, this sweet potato pie is probably my favorite side dish ever. It has all the things a good side dish recipe should have. Which means it’s a total crowd favorite, it’s incredibly delicious, it pairs beautifully with the main meal, and it’s really easy to make at home (aff). I mean what else can we ask for, right?
So yes, this is good, easy, everyone is going to ask you for the recipe, and it uses seasonal ingredients (yellow sweet potatoes!).
My big secret? Add a bit of sugar. Sugar is what makes this sweet potato pie shine. The recipe is still savory, but with the sugar, the flavors get a million times more complex.
Sweet Potato Pie
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Mix the flour, half the sugar, and butter in a bowl until crumbly.
- Using a fork make holes into the sweet potatoes and place them in the microwave (aff) for 3 minutes, then cut into bite-sized pieces.
- Place the chopped sweet potatoes, onion powder, garlic powder, heavy cream, chicken stock, and drizzle olive oil in a bowl. Stir to combine.
- Transfer to an iron skillet and top with the crumb mix.
- Transfer to the oven and bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until the crumbs are toasted.
Sweet potato pie is a cherished dessert that embodies warmth, tradition, and flavor. By following our detailed recipe and tips, you can embark on a culinary journey to create your delightful sweet potato pie. Whether for a special occasion or a comforting treat, this side will bring joy (aff) to your table and create lasting memories.
So, preheat that oven, gather your ingredients, and savor the deliciousness of homemade sweet potato pie. Happy baking!