Cookies from Zimbabwe

Total Time
10 mins
7 mins

Posted for the Zaar World Tour to Africa. I have yet to make these but I there is sweet potato bread, pie, biscuits and cake...why not cookies?

Skip to Next Recipe




  1. Cream together butter and sugar in bowl. Blend in lemon zest, nutmeg, honey and egg. Fold in sweet potato.
  2. In separate bowl. sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add it to the first mixture and blend well.
  4. Arrange cookie dough by rounded teaspoons on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 minutes.
  6. To make glaze, use a wooden spoon to combine all ingredients in glass container until smooth.
  7. Add more water by the drop until glaze is easy to spread on cooled cookies.