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Purple Potato Pie

A cereal crust makes this pie delicious, but not overly sweet.

8 Servings

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Desserts Vegan

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:21pm

  • 5-6 Okinawan sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup apple sauce
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

For the crust:

  • 3 cups cereal, ground
  • 1 ½ cups butter
  1. Preheat oven to 425º.
  2. Peel potatoes and cut into cubes of roughly all the same size.
  3. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add the potatoes.
  4. Boil until potatoes are soft, you should be able to poke through with a knife.
  5. Drain the water and transfer the cooked potatoes to a large mixing bowl.
  6. Add apple sauce, almond milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and mix until creamy and smooth.
  7. In a sauce pan, melt butter. Add the ground cereal and mix until coated.
  8. Press the cereal into a pie pan until it forms an evenly distributed crust.
  9. Bake the pie crust for 10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.
  10. Take pie crust out of the oven and add the purple potato filling. Return to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes.
  11. Allow the pie to cool at least 15 minutes. Serve and enjoy!