SWEET POTATO PIE
3/4 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
2 Tbsp molasses
1 1/2 cups sweet potatoes (3-4 lg.)
2/3 cups half & half
2 eggs, separated
6 Tbsp. dry sherry, optional
1 partially baked 9" pie shell
Boil until tender, peel, and mash sweet potatoes. Mix sugar, salt,
cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add molasses and sweet potatoes; beat well.
Stir in half and half, egg yolks, and sherry. Beat the egg whites
until stiff, fold into mixture, and pour into the pie shell. Put
into a preheated 425 degree oven. Reduce heat to 375 and bake
about 35 minutes. The pie will be brown and set in the middle.
Serve warm or cold with whipped cream.