Bake until crust is lightly golden and filling is almost set with a slight jiggle in center, about 1 hour. Roll out the dough into a 12- to 13-inch round about 1/8 inch thick. Bake until pie dough is set and just beginning to brown, about 15 minutes. I should have known the melted butter will heat up my carefully chilled crust. Make sure to cook those yams in the microwave and go for it with her homemade dough, it's worth the extra effort. Did Epicurious test this recipe? Spread the filling evenly in the pie shell. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil over high heat. Using a kitchen towel to protect your hands, split each sweet potato and use a spoon to scrape the flesh into a medium bowl. This is my current rendition, which starts with Chubby’s pie and throws in some new tricks, too. Why I can’t leave a good thing alone, I don’t know. Bake until the exposed dough looks set and is beginning to brown, 12 to 15 minutes. Lift up and remove the foil with the weights. If you have been boiling sweet potatoes for your pie, try the microwave method here. 4 days ago. Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 400°F. 1 day ago, by Maya Richard-Craven Patti LaBelle-Style Sweet Potato Pie recipe | Epicurious.com Cool completely on a wire rack. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving. Transfer the pie to the wire rack and let cool completely. 4 days ago, by Alessia Santoro Place the pan on a rimmed baking sheet. A serving size of this cobbler (there are eight servings), contains 270 calories, eight grams of total fat, and 32 grams of sugar. For the Pie Crust. Her classic recipe got an upgrade in her 2017 cookbook, Desserts LaBelle: Soulful Sweets to Sing About ($13), and we're sharing all the details here. 1/3 cup ice water. Cook on high (100%), turning the sweet potatoes over after 4 minutes, until they are tender, 8 to 10 minutes total. I have had much better tasting pies than this and will not purchase one again. Measure purée, then return 2 1/2 cups to food processor (reserve any remaining purée for another use). Add sweet potatoes and reduce heat to medium. Fit into a 9-inch pie pan. 3g There are 250 calories in 1 pie (85 g) of Patti's Good Life Sweet Potato Pie. Add the shortening. Trim the excess dough to make a 1/2-inch overhang around the edge of the pan. When I read the recipe, I wondered what would keep the sides of the pie crust from collapsing during the initial baking. (If the pie crust puffs, pierce the crust with a fork.) (The pie can be covered with plastic wrap and refrigerated for up to 1 day. Log Food. I like it for the most part. I purchased a sweet potato pie today from Walmart's. After 30 mins I topped the pie with a mix of chopped pecans and brown sugar. 4 days ago, by Nikita Charuza Well, I learned, nothing! The directions should have been to dock and brush with melted butter AND THEN refrigerate, NOT refrigerate and then brush with the melted butter. If you don’t have the book, last time I checked the recipe was also online.) Position a rack in the bottom third of the oven and preheat the oven to 375°F. I used this recipe last year (and using a modified version this year). Using an electric mixer set on medium speed, beat in the melted butter. Pierce each sweet potato a few times with the tines of a fork. 1/2 cup butter-flavored vegetable shortening, chilled. Place the pie on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Mix until smooth. (I know some pie-making fanatics who keep their shortening in the refrigerator so it’s always cold and ready for making pie dough, but I’m not sure that’s a good idea. 102 Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes, From Turkey to Sides and Desserts, Our 62 Best Sweet Potato Recipes for Thanksgiving, 140 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for Pies, Cakes, Cookies and More, 155 Best Thanksgiving Recipes from Turkey to Stuffing, Our 33 Best Easy Pie Recipes Are Total Stunners, The 78 Best Cookbooks for Mastering Home Cooking, We Made the Patti LaBelle Sweet Potato Pie Even Better.