Sweet Potato Chess Pie | Grandbaby Cakes

Sweet Potato Chess Pie

Sweet Potato Chess Pie Recipe- A fun holiday twist on a classic Southern pie using Land O Lakes® Butter. This is a great way to jazz up both chess pie and sweet potato pie renditions for the holidays!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Keyword classic recipe, holiday recipes, pie rcipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 396 kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes


  • 1/2 cup Land O’ Lakes unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups mashed sweet potatoes About 1 ½-2 medium sized sweet potatoes peeled, diced, boiled until tender and mashed
  • 1 prepared pie crust in pie pan


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Beat butter and sugar together on high until light and fluffy (about 4-5 minutes).
  3. Add eggs one at a time and mix together until well incorporated.
  4. Next add cornmeal, flour, cinnamon, vinegar and vanilla and finally slowly add mashed sweet potatoes into batter and beat until completely smooth.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pie shell and bake for 45-50 minutes.
  6. Cool for at least 4 hours and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Chess Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 396 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 129mg 5%
Potassium 130mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 38g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 79.9%
Vitamin C 0.7%
Calcium 2.5%
Iron 5.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.