Serves 8
Pie Filling:
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1 12-ounce can evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter, melted
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
(2) 9-inch deep-dish pie shells

1 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg, beaten

Whipped cream topping

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  In a mixing bowl, combine pie filling ingredients.  Mix well on medium speed with an electric mixer.  Pour into pie shells.  Bake for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.  In a mixing bowl, combine topping ingredients.  Mix well.  Spread topping mixture over pies.  Return to oven and bake 7 minutes.  Serve with whipped cream topping.

Patriot Fact

What is the difference between yams and sweet potatoes?  Yams are related to lilies or grasses.  They are native to Africa and have more starch and are drier than sweet potatoes.  Sweet potatoes are members of the morning glory family.  Sweet potatoes are more prevalent in the United States.