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According to press reports, Michael Jackson loved Sweet Potato Pie and this version was printed in the Daily Gazette.


3 Eggs
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup margarine,  melted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup parve soy milk (approximately)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 1/2 cups sweet potatoes (fresh or canned; heaping cups)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon or orange juice
1 Pie shell (9-inch); unbaked
1/2 cup pecan halves, optional


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Beat eggs and sugar. Add melted margarine, salt, soy milk, vanilla, and spice. Blend egg mixture with mashed sweet potatoes and lemon or orange juice.

Pour into unbaked pie shell or greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish. Garnish with pecan halves if desired.

Bake in preheated 400-degree oven 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees; bake 40 minutes longer or until golden.


Notes: Serves 8

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