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Overhead view of brown butter sweet potato pie

Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie

  • Author: Marsha
  • Total Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x


This rich Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie made with maple syrup will steal the show at your Thanksgiving dinner or your next holiday event!


  • 1 9-inch deep dish pie crust*
  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes (about 3 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature & lightly beaten



Make sure you purchase a Deep Dish pie crust so all the pie filling will fit.

Cook time includes the time needed to bake the sweet potatoes.

Measure your 2 cups of sweet potatoes after they have been mashed just to make sure you have a full 2 cups.

  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 2 hr 20 min
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Sweet Potato Pie, Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie