Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Filling

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Filling


1 cup cooked sweet potato

1/4 cup light brown sugar packed 

2 tbsp sugar 

1 egg beaten 

1 tbsp heavy cream 

1 tbsp butter softened 

1 tbsp vanilla 

1/4 tsp salt 

1/4 tsp cinnamon 

1/8 tsp ground nutmeg



3/4 cup sugar 

3/4 cup dark corn syrup 

2 eggs 

1 1/2 tbsp butter melted 

2 tsp vanilla 

Pinch of salt 

Pinch of cinnamon 

3/4 cup pecan pieces or halves


Combine all the filling ingredients, mix with electric mixer until smooth, and set aside 

Mix all syrup ingredients except nuts, mix thoroughly on low speed for one - two minutes. When mixed, add in nuts and mix gently.  

In a pie shell or pie crust in a cake pan, spoon in the sweet potato mixture and spread evenly. Pour syrup on top. Bake at 325 until set in center. Cool and serve.  © 1984 John Albrecht, CEC