Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Recipe
2 Store bought pie crusts
-1.5 lb sweet potatoes, baked until fork tender peeled & mashed
-3/4 cup organic maple syrup
-1.5 tsp ground cinnamon
-3/4 tsp ground ginger
-3/4 tsp ground nutmeg
-8 large eggs, divided
-2 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract, divided
-2 1/4 cup pecan pieces divided
-3/4 cup granulated sugar
-3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
-1/3 cup organic maple syrup
-1 pinch salt
-whipped cream for topping
- Combine the sweet potatoes, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, 2 eggs and 3/4 tsp. vanilla in a large mixing bowl to make a filling .
- For the filling into the pie pan and sprinkle 1/2 cup pecan pieces over the filling.
- Beat the rest of the eggs in a separate large bowl. Add the granulated sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, salt, and the rest of the vanilla to the bowl and start to blend. Pour the mixture over the pecan pieces in a pie pan.
- Air fry on bake setting (or bake in oven) at 325 degrees for 1 hour and 15 mins. Cover the pie with foil halfway thru cooking time. Bake until the filling is set and pastry is golden brown. Serve with whipped cream.