Recipe for Vanilla Filled Sweet Potato Pie


    Vanilla Filled Sweet Potato Pie

    1 small box vanilla pudding
    2 eggs
    1/2 cup evaporated milk
    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    2 teaspoons cinnamon
    1/2 cup clear Karo syrup
    3 medium sweet potatoes
    1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
    1/2 cup brown sugar
    2 teaspoons nutmeg
    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    1 deep dish pie shell

    Prepare vanilla pudding according to package directions; set aside.

    Boil and mash sweet potatoes. Melt butter. Mix together the sweet potatoes, butter, eggs, milk, both sugars, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla extract and syrup. Place a shallow layer of pie mixture into pie crust shell. Next, place a layer of vanilla pudding over the pie mixture. Fill the remaining space in the pie shell with pie mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until done.