Sweet Potato Pie

1 1/3 pounds Sweet potatoes or yams
1/3 cup Butter or margarine, softened
3 tablespoons Granulated sugar
3 tablespoons Brown sugar, packed
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Ground nutmeg
1 Egg, beaten
2/3 cup Milk
1 1/2 teaspoons Vanilla
1 Pie shell, 9-inch, unbaked

Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender.

Drain, peel and mash. Combine butter, sugars, salt and nutmeg in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy.

Beat in sweet potatoes until well mixed. Beat in egg.

Gradually add milk and vanilla and beat at low speed.

Spoon into unbaked pie shell. Bake at 350 degrees 50 to 60 minutes or until set.

Cool to room temperature before serving.

Source: Mary McLeod Bethune, National Council of Negro Women founder

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