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Simple Sweet Potato Cookies

Yes, you can make delicious and healthy cookies from sweet potatoes. Here's how it's done.
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cooling Time 1 hour
Servings 18 cookies


  • 2 Large Sweet Potatoes They should yield about 3 cups.
  • 1 Cup Ground Oatmeal
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 Cup Small Chocolate Chips


  • Roast the sweet potatoes in the oven at 400 degrees for about an hour. You want them to be nice and soft.
  • Let the sweet potatoes cool for about an hour.
  • Once cool, separate the peels and put the sweet potaotes in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the oatmeal, chocolate chips, and egg. Mix well.
  • Spoon out cookies on a lined and/or greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool so they set properly.


It's important to be patient and wait until the sweet potatoes are completely cooled. You could melt the chocolate chips right away.