Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie

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Last Updated on November 24, 2020 by Chef Mireille

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie is the best combination of two classic desserts in one. Both cheesecake lovers and sweet potato pie lovers will enthusiastically dig into this dessert, perfect for the holiday season.

What’s your favorite kind of holiday pie?

Berry pies like Apple, Blueberry and Rhubarb or Custard pies like Sweet Potato and Pumpkin?

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For me, it’s the custard type ones like Pumpkin Pie or Sweet Potato so what did I do for this dessert – I combined two of my favorite desserts in one pie. Sweet Potato Pie and Cheesecake – who can decide which is better – I can’t, so with this dessert no choice is necessary!

Both the cheesecake lovers and the sweet potato pie lovers will enthusiastically dig into this decadent dessert!

If you prefer fruit based pies, you can hop over and check out my Blueberry Pie recipe, but for the rest of you – this is so delicious, it will become a new family favorite I guarantee!

Artistic Desserts

I can develop delicious cake, cookie and other dessert recipes, however, I don’t consider myself an artistic baker. Every year I try to challenge myself with at least one stunner of a dessert. That is how this one came about.

Looking for other artistic desserts to wow your guests this year, but something that isn’t too hard or complicated to create? Check out some of my other Artistic Desserts. These desserts are as beautiful to look at as they are delicious.

Artistic Dessert Recipes

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Let’s make sure we have all the ingredients and tools in stock to make this delicious Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie!

Ingredients

How to Make Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie

The first step to making this awesome dessert is the homemade pie crust. Check out How to Make a homemade Blind Baked Pie Crust here.

  • Make the pie crust.
  • Blind bake the pie crust.

Tools for making pie crust

Pie Crust Substitutions

If you’d like to take a short cut and skip making the pie crust from scratch, there are many store bought options. You can buy a freezer pie crust or use ready make mixes that are so easy you only need to add water, including gluten free pie crust options!

TO REMEMBER

Don’t forget to let the crust hang over the pan when you blind bake it, so that when shrinkage occurs in the baking process, you will still have a full crust.

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  • Make the cheesecake base.
  • Make the sweet potato base.
  • Add them separately to the pie crust.
  • Using a knife, swirl the two bases in an S pattern.
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  • Bake for 45 – 50 minutes.

One thing about baking pies. They should be baked until just done. If you leave them in the oven just a little longer, they will crack on the top. So mine cracked. I baked mine for an hour, but it was probably ready at 50 minutes.
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Cracked or not, I think it is still an awesome looking dessert and did not want you to miss out on it!
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Is there a better tea time treat than this? I can’t think of one right now!

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Such an awesome pie with the custardy cheesy filling!

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Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Pie is the best of two worlds with two desserts in 1!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Continental
Servings: 12
Calories: 267kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 blind baked pie crust

Sweet Potato Ingredients:

Cheesecake Ingredients:

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • To make sweet potato filling, beat sweet potatoes with sugar and eggs.
  • Add milk and mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Add cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • To make cheesecake batter, beat cream cheese, ricotta cheese and eggs until well mixed.
  • Add sugar, flour and orange extract. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Add milk and mix until completely incorporated.
  • In a pie plate, pour the cheesecake batter.
  • Pour the sweet potato batter on top.
  • Using a knife, make a decorative pattern with the two batters.
  • Place pie plate on a cookie sheet and bake in oven for 50 minutes, until firm and a knife inserted comes out clean.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Using the back of a spoon, crack off the excess dough over the pie plate.
  • Slice and serve.

Notes

In this recipe a 10 1/2″ pie plate was used with a 13 oz. pie crust dough.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 252mg | Potassium: 203mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 3452IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1mg
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  1. Priya Suresh

    Just cant take my eyes from this cheesecake pie that too with sweet potato, seriously i love this kind of unique and innovative pies. And this cheesecake pie looks absolutely terrific.

  2. Gayathri Kumar

    That is such a beautiful pie combining cheesecake and sweet potatoes. Yeah, it would really make a centre piece in a holiday table. The texture is so creamy and I am sure it tastes so good.

  3. Pavani

    Oh my, that sure is a show stopping dessert for the holidays. I love cheesecake and the sweet potato pie just makes it so much more delicious. Pinned to try.

  4. Archana

    5 stars
    Absolutely love the sweet potato cheesecake pie! What beautiful marble effect on the pie. I just wish I can sink away in the pie! Love it Mir!

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