recipe- sweet potato pie with blue cheese and bacon lattice
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1 sheet refigerated pie pastry
1/4 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar packed
2 cups mashes sweet potatos
1/4 cup half-n-half
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp pumpkinpie spice
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
4 tsp balsimic vinegar
8 thick sliced bacon strips
Unroll pastry into 9-in pie plate; flute edges.
In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffly. Add the eggs, sweet potatos, cream, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, and salt; beat until blended Pour into pastry shell.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 mins or until a knife inserted near the center comes clean.
sprinkle with cheese. Cool on a wire rack.
Increase oven temp. to 400 degrees. Combine brown sugar and vinegar; press mixture onto both sides of bacon strips, Arrange bacon strips on a broiler pan in a lattice form. Loghtly coat the bottom of a baking sheet ; place over the lattice.
Bake for 15 mins. Uncover; bake 5 mins longer or until edges are crisp. If necessary trim edges; place lattice on pie.
Cut with serrated knife. Serve cold or at room temp. Refridgerate leftovers.
Posted at 6:01 pm Nov 7, 2010 EST