Cream Cheese-Sweet Potato Pie

Cheesecake meets sweet potato pie in a creamy dessert that's made easily with a frozen pie crust.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 4 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

Cream Cheese Layer

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, not softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1
egg
1
teaspoon grated orange peel

Sweet Potato Layer

1
cup mashed cooked dark orange sweet potatoes (about 3/4 lb uncooked)
2/3
cup half-and-half
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon grated orange peel
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
egg

Crust

1
Pillsbury® Pet-Ritz® frozen deep dish pie crust

Topping

1
cup sweetened whipped cream

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Place cookie sheet on oven rack. Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on low speed until well blended. Add egg; beat well. Stir in orange peel. Set aside.
  • 2 Place sweet potatoes in food processor; cover and process until smooth. In large bowl, beat sweet potato layer ingredients with wire whisk. Spread cream cheese mixture in frozen pie crust. Carefully spoon sweet potato mixture over cream cheese mixture.
  • 3 Bake on cookie sheet 50 to 60 minutes or until set and knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate until chilled, 3 to 4 hours.
  • 4 Serve pie with sweetened whipped cream. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Place cookie sheet on oven rack. Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on low speed until well blended. Add egg; beat well. Stir in orange peel. Set aside.
  • 2 Place sweet potatoes in food processor; cover and process until smooth. In large bowl, beat sweet potato layer ingredients with wire whisk. Spread cream cheese mixture in frozen pie crust. Carefully spoon sweet potato mixture over cream cheese mixture.
  • 3 Bake on cookie sheet 50 to 60 minutes or until set and knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate until chilled, 3 to 4 hours.
  • 4 Serve pie with sweetened whipped cream. Store covered in refrigerator.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The cream cheese should not be softened. If the cream cheese mixture is too soft, it could bake into the sweet potato layer.

If preparing recipe with Spice Pack (included with the Pet-Ritz® pie crust packages for a limited time during fall) omit cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
16g,
16%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
125mg
125%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
28g
28%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.