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The South Carolina Sweet Potato Pie is a delicious and festive dessert that is perfect for any holiday or special occasion. It is sure to be a hit with your family and friends! Make this pie with fresh sweet potatoes, brown sugar, spices, and a crispy pecan topping.


To make the South Carolina Sweet Potato Pie, you will need the following:


  • 3 cups of mashed cooked sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • One teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • Two eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • One unbaked 9-inch pie crust
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans


Mix the mashed sweet potatoes, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, milk, eggs, and melted butter to make the filling. Pour the mixture into the pie crust. Top with chopped pecans. Bake the pie at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until the filling is set. Enjoy! Let the pie cool before serving.