Sweet potato pie recipe from The Pie Hole in Roswell

Sweet potato is a Thanksgiving staple but how to bake one just like grandma can sometimes be difficult.

Good Day Atlanta reached out to metro Atlanta pie expert Sabrina Crossley from "The Pie Hole" in Roswell for a step by step walkthrough on how to prepare and bake the perfect sweet potato pie for Thanksgiving.



Sweet Potato Pie, Bake at Home Recipe

(Serving: 1 pie)


  • Sweet potatoes, boiled, peeled and pureed  1 lb
  • Butter, melted  ½ stick
  • Eggs 2
  • Evaporated milk  6oz
  • Sugar  1 c
  • Vanilla  ½ tsp
  • Cinnamon ¾ tsp
  • Nutmeg, freshly grated  ¼ tsp



  • Brown sugar ½ c
  • Butter, cold ½ stick
  • Flour 3 Tbl
  • Chopped pecans  ½ c

Cut in by hand with pastry blender or pulse in food processor the BUTTER, BROWN SUGAR, and FLOUR until slightly crumbly.  Stir in chopped PECANS.


  1. Preheat oven to 375º
  2. Mix all filling ingredients with a whisk and pour into a homemade 9” pie pastry shell.
  3. Bake at 375º 50 minutes.
  4. Remove pie and then sprinkle topping on.
  5. Bake pie with topping for 10 more minutes.
  6. Enjoy!
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