Baked Sweet Potato Gems Recipe

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BAKED SWEET POTATO GEMS

Dianne Joyner

By
@MrsJoyner

I found the basic recipe for these in TOH magazine, I tweeked it and made it my own. We love these with a pot roast or barbeque or anything else a sweet potato would go with. This looks like lots of work but its not. You can make these ahead of time and keep them in the frig for several days


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Serves:

4

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

2 medium sweet potatoes
2 oz. lite cream cheese, softened
2 tbs. lite sour cream
1 tbs. margarine
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbs. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash sweet potatoes and dry. Grease with shortening. Place in the microwave and cook on high for about 12 minutes, turning once or until potatoes are soft.
2
When potatoes have cooled slightly but are still hot cut a boat shaped slice from the top of each potato. Scoop pulp out leaving skins intact (I use measuring spoon) and put into medium bowl.
3
Add all other ingredients and mash and mix with a fork. When pulp is smooth add it back to the potato skins. Pat tops with brown sugar and a sprinkling of cinnamon.
4
Potatoes may be refrigerated and reheated in a foil lined pan at 425 for l0 to 15 minutes or until hot.
They can also be reheated in microwave.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy