Pie Recipes

Cream Cheese-Sweet Potato Pie

Cheesecake meets sweet potato pie in a creamy dessert that's made easily with a frozen pie crust.

Cream Cheese-Sweet Potato Pie recipe

Prep: 25 min | Total: 4 hr 20 min | Yield: 8 servings


Cream Cheese Layer

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, not softened*
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel

Sweet Potato Layer

  • 1 cup mashed cooked dark orange sweet potatoes (about 3/4 pound uncooked)
  • 2/3 cup Half-and-Half
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg


  • 1 Pillsbury® Pet-Ritz® frozen deep dish pie crust


  • 1 cup sweetened whipped cream


  1. Place cookie sheet on oven rack. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cream Cheese Layer

  1. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar on low speed until well blended.
  2. Add egg; beat well.
  3. Stir in orange peel. Set aside.

Sweet Potato Layer

  1. Place sweet potatoes in food processor; cover and process until smooth.
  2. In large bowl, beat sweet potato layer ingredients with wire whisk.
  3. Spread cream cheese mixture in frozen pie crust.
  4. Carefully spoon sweet potato mixture over cream cheese mixture.
  5. Bake on a cookie sheet for 50 to 60 minutes or until set and knife inserted near center comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 30 minutes.
  7. Refrigerate until chilled, 3 to 4 hours.
  8. Serve pie with sweetened whipped cream.
  9. Store covered in refrigerator.


* The cream cheese should not be softened. If the cream cheese mixture is too soft, it could bake into the sweet potato layer.

If preparing recipe with Spice Pack (included with the Pet-Ritz® pie crust packages for a limited time during fall) omit cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt.


Per serving: Calories 440 (Calories from Fat 250), Total Fat 28g (Saturated Fat 16g, Trans Fat 1/2g), Cholesterol 125mg; Sodium 250mg; Total Carbohydrate 41g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 28g), Protein 7g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 110.00%; Vitamin C 8.00%; Calcium 10.00%; Iron 10.00%

Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 3

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury

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