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    Sweet Potato Cookies

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hr

    realbirdlady's Note:

    Nothing flashy, just a nice, comfortable, milk and cookies experience, with a bit of nutrition slipped in. These are wonderful just out of the oven, and also freeze well. Based on the recipe for Kumara Cookies, from Kaipara Kumara, http://www.kumara.co.nz.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 12

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil, drain, and mash the sweet potato. You should have about 2 cups.
    2. 2
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl, mash the banana.
    4. 4
      Cream margarine and sugar with the banana.
    5. 5
      Beat eggs, add to creamed mixture, and stir well.
    6. 6
      Stir in sweet potato and vanilla.
    7. 7
      Combine dry ingredients, and add to sweet potato mixture.
    8. 8
      Drop onto greased cookie sheet.
    9. 9
      Bake 12-15 minutes, until lightly browned.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 18, 2007

      45

      I did not know what to expect from these except they sounded very cool and healthier than the regular cookies that are made. So made a huge batch for DH to take to hunting camp. He called to say they were gone within 30 minutes and the guys would like more. I made them smaller than indicted by the 12 stated as I got 18 med. size cookies. They were soft on the inside and chewy when cooled. DELICIOUS! This is in my cookbook and will make again especially after Thanksgiving if there are any leftover sweet potatoes. I did make exra batches without combining but will try that next time so that I can make a few doz at one time. VERY GOOD! adopted PAC 2007

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet Potato Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (78 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 240.5
     
    Calories from Fat 77
    32%
    Total Fat 8.6 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.6 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 35.2 mg
    11%
    Sodium 421.6 mg
    17%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.7 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    5%
    Sugars 18.4 g
    73%
    Protein 3.5 g
    7%

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