Sweet Potato Pie with Macadamia Praline

Down-home sweet potato pie gets a sophisticated macadamia topping that turns a scrumptious pie into something spectacular.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

3/4
cup granulated sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
can (23 oz) sweet potatoes in syrup, drained and mashed (about 2 cups)
1
can (12 oz) evaporated milk
2
eggs, beaten

Topping

3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons corn syrup
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
jar (3 1/2 oz) macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped, or 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1
cup crème fraîche or whipped cream
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix filling ingredients. Pour into crust-lined pie plate. Bake 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Bake 25 minutes longer. Meanwhile (during last 5 minutes of bake time), in 1-quart saucepan, mix brown sugar, corn syrup and butter. Heat to boiling over low heat. Reduce heat; simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Sprinkle nuts evenly over pie; drizzle with topping mixture.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. (Place foil or cookie sheet on lowest oven rack during baking to guard against spillage.) Cover crust edge with strips of foil during last 10 minutes of baking to prevent excessive browning. Cool 1 hour. Garnish with crème fraîche. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    310mg
    310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    66g
    66%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    45g
    45%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    130%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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