Wish I had more pics of this sucker... but trust me it went FAST!
This delish pie is composed of a super scrumptious sweet potato pie with a bacon and blue cheese lattice. Looks and sound complicated but it really is not. This is THE dish you want to bring to any holiday potluck. Here we go...
Ingredients: 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry or ready made pie shell
1/4 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar packed
2 cups mashed sweet potato
1/4 cup half-n-half
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
4 tsp balsamic vinegar
8 thick sliced bacon strips 1/4 cups blue cheese crumbles
Unroll pastry into 9-in pie plate; flute edges.
In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs, sweet potato, cream, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, and
salt; beat until blended Pour into pie shell.
Bake at 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes 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. Lightly coat the bottom of a baking
sheet ; place over the lattice.
Bake for 15 minutes. Uncover; bake 5 minutes longer or until edges are crisp. If necessary trim edges; place lattice on pie. Crumble the remaining blue cheese on top.Cut with serrated knife. Serve cold or at room temp. Refrigerate leftovers.