Sweet Potato Pie

This easy sweet potato pie recipe uses a pre-made pie crust and filled with brown sugar, nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon and of course, mashed sweet potatoes! The Marshmallow Meringue is literally the icing on the cake!
Author: Jennifer Fishkind
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Course: Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Meringue
5 from 11 votes


Sweet Potato Pie Filling

  • 1 9 inch pre-made pie crust
  • 3 cups mashed sweet potato (About 4-6 medium to large sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted sweet cream butter (melted)
  • 3 large eggs (room temp)
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 3 tsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

Marshmallow Meringue :

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 7 oz jar Marshmallow Creme
  • 3 large egg whites (room temp)
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Poke the sweet potatoes with a fork and bake for 40 minutes or until tender.
  3. Let cool, cut in half and scoop out pulp.

  4. In a standing mixture or using a hand mixer, beat the sweet potatoes, butter, eggs, sugars, milk, and all the spices until combined and smooth.

  5. Pour the pie filling into the pre-made pie crust.

  6. Bake in the oven for 50 - 60 minutes or until set.

  7. Remove from oven and place onto a cooling rack to cool to room temp.
  8. Once cooled, place pie into the fridge for overnight.

Marshmallow Meringue:

  1. In a large bowl, scoop the marshmallow fluff into the bowl and set aside
  2. Using a standing mixer or a hand mixer, beat the egg whites, salt and cream of tartar until foamy.

  3. Gradually beat in the sugar into the egg whites until stiff peaks form.

  4. Gently fold in the egg whites into the marshmallow fluff until fully incorporated.

  5. Spoon the marshmallow meringue onto the cooled pie.

  6. Using the back of a spoon, create peaks.

  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees or you can use a kitchen flame torch to brown.

  8. If using the oven, place pie in middle rack for 5-8 minutes or until the meringue is lightly browned.

  9. If using a flame torch, lightly toast the meringue.

  10. Allow meringue to cool before serving.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 381kcal
Fat: 16g
Saturated fat: 9g
Cholesterol: 103mg
Sodium: 269mg
Potassium: 402mg
Carbohydrates: 52g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 42g
Protein: 6g
Vitamin A: 7610%
Vitamin C: 3.1%
Calcium: 135%
Iron: 0.8%
Keyword: Thanksgiving
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