Sweetie Pies by Angie Shaghaghi
Owner and founder of New Jersey-based Creative Cooks! which provides cooking classes for all ages. Angie has appeared on Food Network's "Chopped" and "Cutthroat Kitchen." Angie has a deep passion for creating delicious meals that promote good health, wellness and enjoyment of life and eating.
What you need to do
Carefully remove yams from oven and scoop out the insides from both yams
Mash by hand or add into a blender until smooth and creamy
Incorporate sugar and all other ingredients
Pour into pre made pieshell or fill minature phyllo pastry cups with mixture
Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, large pies take about 40 minutes to bake.
Take it from Angie-Tip
Cover the pies with a loose piece of tin foil so the crust wont get done before the yummy yams in the middle. Remove the foil for the last few minutes to brown the sides of the crust!
2 large yams or sweet potatoes
3/4 cup of brown sugar
1 stick of unsalted butter (at room temperature)
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1/4 cup of half and half or heavy cream
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 pre made pie shells, or 60 miniature phyllo cups