Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Sweet Potato Pie Delite

1 250 g package soft cream cheese
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 9" unbaked pie shell
14 oz sweet potatoes cooked and mashed
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 to 1/2 cup milk
whipped cream (optional)

Beat cream cheese until light and fluggy; blend in 1 of the eggs, vanilla and half of the sugar.  Spread cheese mixture on the bottom of the unbaked pie shell.

Beat remaining 2 eggs; blend in sweet potatoes, remaining 1/2 cup of sugar, cinnamon, ginger and milk.  Pour mixture carefully over cream cheese to form a second layer.

Bake in preheated 425F oven for 10 minutes.  Reduce temperature to 350F.  Bake 30-35 minutes longer or until set.

Cool.  Garnish with whipped cream.