Candied Sweet Potato Pie

The flavors of orange, maple and coconut blend together sweetly in this variation on a southern classic.

 butter-flavored cooking spray
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons fat-free margarine
1/4 teaspoon maple extract
1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
1 can (29-ounce) yams/sweet potatoes in syrup
1/4 cup egg substitute
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup orange marmalade
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup canned, evaporated fat-free milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons sweetened, flaked coconut
1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
Combine the crumbs, sugar, margarine and extracts, and mix until crumbs are evenly moistened. Press them into the bottom and part-way up the sides of the pan.

Drain the liquid from the can of sweet potatoes or yams and mash the potatoes in a large bowl. Add the remaining filling-ingredients and mix well. Pour into pie crust and bake for 1 hour.

Ease of Preparation: Moderate

Preparation Time: 20-25 min

Cook Time: 1 hr

Servings: makes 1 pie

Recipe By: Karen Pellegrin

From:  Power Desserts
Used with permission of Sourcebooks

Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 292 calories, 3g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 356mg sodium, 64g total carbohydrate, 3g dietary fiber and 4g protein.