2 1/4 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup instant french vanilla pudding mix 3/4 cup evaporated milk 2 large eggs, room temperature 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 unbaked pie shell (9 inch size)
In a large bowl combine all ingredients and beat at medium speed until well blended. Spread evenly into unbaked pie shell.
Bake at 450 degrees F. for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F. and bake for 40 minutes longer or until set. Cool on wire rack.
If desired, garnish with whipped cream, raspberries and mint leaves.
Recipe Source: An Original Recipe Prepared Specifically for The North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission by Marianne Langan