There’s a part of me that claims Thanksgiving is not actually Thanksgiving except if we’re serving pumpkin pie for dessert. You could come to feel the same. A couple of a long time in the past, I begun incorporating other desserts into our menu for the two my resourceful satisfaction and since I got the feeling that not everyone is as outrageously nuts around pumpkin pie as I am. To people folks: LIKE WHAT DO YOU Signify YOU Never Consume IT FOR BREAKFAST THE Subsequent Working day?

Brain does not compute.

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A further lesson I figured out as the designated Thanksgiving dessert chef was to make sure I’m not baking nearly anything overly sweet and/or major. I keep in mind bringing this ridic s’mores pie a couple yrs back which turned out to be WAY also loaded to consume immediately after a turkey binge. It’s not that it was not wonderful, but I may well have gone a small overboard by using a a lot more than a few chocolate bars, hefty cream and marshmallow meringue. Heh.

In truth, I try to remember researching my family’s faces, curious as to what their reactions would be to this chocolate dream pie. The to start with bite built it look that they were delightfully delighted nonetheless after they acquired previous the next bite, their faces turned to distress.

Turns out it was so filling they felt like their pants may well burst open up. Oops. They probably would have had home if they would have worn yoga trousers.

The last pair of weeks I’ve been tests out pie recipes for Turkey working day, and this sweet potato pie has been a single of my favs. It is remarkably identical to pumpkin so I may even replace my favourite dessert for this uber creamy, sweet and generously spiced gem.

Better nevertheless, this sweet potato pie is lightened up thanks to almond milk and by employing fewer sugar. I baked it in a easy pecan pie crust made with a very small bit of brown sugar, butter and salt. If you’d like, you could bake the pie devoid of the crust also for an even lighter alternative – up to you! I have still left selections in the notes down below the recipe that need to charm to all of your nutritional desires. In advance of I allow you go, I’d like to present you how to make the sweet potato pie crust.

Blending sweet potato pie crust in a food processor

Add the pecans, salt and brown sugar in the foodstuff processor and method till the combination commences to resemble sand. Add in melted butter and pulse all over again for just a couple seconds.

Sweet potato pie crust in a glass pie pan

The mixture will close up hunting one thing like this. Use your fingers to push it down and to the sides. If you want a thicker crust, you could increase extra pecans. At times I really like incorporating a handful of gingersnap cookies and some flour. You can find the recipe to my pecan gingersnap cookie crust here.

Sweet potato pie crust pressed into a pie pan

Up coming, you are going to bake the crust for all around 10 minutes. How effortless is that?

Sweet potato pie filling in a food processor

Mmmm the creamy filling will go in then you will pop this lousy boy back in the oven.

…AND THEN YOU GET THIS. I counsel serving this pie with a very little coconut whipped cream!

Sweet potato pie in a glass pie pan

Explain to me: What is your favorite sort of pie?

Additional Thanksgiving dessert recipes you will enjoy:

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars with Almond Flour Sugar Cookie Crust

Vegan Chocolate Avocado Pudding Pie with Salted Almond Day Crust

Wholesome Pumpkin Pie with Chocolate Graham Cracker Crust (Gluten Free!)

A person-Bowl Fudgy Pumpkin Paleo Brownies

Deep Dish French Silk Pie with Hazelnut Oreo Cookie Crust