Sweet Potato Cookies Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Sweet Potato Cookies

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"Similar to Carrot Cookies. May frost with cream cheese frosting if you like."

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine sugar and butter or margarine. Blend in egg, honey, and sweet potato.
  3. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Blend in butter mixture and milk.
  4. Drop from a teaspoon 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes until brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 07, 2007

These cookies were awesome...I don't know what the other raters did to make them taste so bad but I did exactly what the recipe said and they came out really good...They weren't too much like cookies, more like little fluffy breads, but I sandwiched two with cream cheese and it was soooo yummmy!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 19, 2008

This would make a better muffin than a cookie. Add 1/4 cup of applesauce to sweeten it up a bit.

 

7 Ratings

Jan 31, 2003

My rating for this recipe would be "0" stars if possible. I will have to agree with Sheila; there is something missing in this recipe. "Taste" There is none.

 
Oct 28, 2008

Not bad,but I substituted the potato with fresh bay scallops.

 
Nov 16, 2010

I goofed and melted the butter, not being much of a cook, I didn't realize that softened butter and melted aren't the same thing. It was a good mistake to make. They made wonderful muffin cookies! Everyone loved them. Also, as I cannot eat wheat, I subbed Bob's Red Mill Wheat and Gluten Free Flour and had great results.

 
Dec 18, 2013

Add a 1/2 cup raisins and 1/4 cup pecans and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 173 mg
  • 7%

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

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