Sweet-Potato Pie with Streusel Topping
1 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup butter
1/2 cup pecan pieces
2 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon bourbon*
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 (9-inch) pie shells, unbaked
*Vanilla extract or maple flavoring may be substituted for bourbon, if desired.
Preheat oven to 350°.
In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; stir well. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, sugars, and butter or margarine; mix well. Add evaporated milk, bourbon, eggs, and cinnamon; mix well.
Pour filling into pie shells. Sprinkle half of streusel topping evenly over each pie. Bake for 1 hour, or until center is set.