19 Sweet Potato Recipes Perfect for the Holidays

holiday sweet potato recipes

Sweet potatoes always seem to work their way into a holiday meal. Candied sweet potatoes and sweet potato casserole are staples, but there are other ways to enjoy a sweet potato. We’ve gathered 19 recipes you can make with sweet potatoes during the holidays. Of course, we’re sharing a couple of candied and casserole recipes. You’ll also find scones, biscuits, pies, soups, side dishes, and more. Any of them will be a delicious addition to your menu.

Yam Biscuits

Yam Biscuits

"We were truly amazed at how wonderful these biscuits are. They are fluffy, delicate, and tender. Perfect for fall, there's a faint hint of cinnamon in them." - Jan
Frosted Spicy Sweet Potato Bars

Frosted Spicy Sweet Potato Bars

"One bite of these sweet potato bars and you'll think they were pumpkin - the flavors are very similar. Raisins and pecans add texture to the bars. Cream cheese frosting on top is slightly tangy and sweet. A nice complement to the bars that are filled with fall flavors." - The Kitchen Crew
Best Sweet Potato Pound Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Best Sweet Potato Pound Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

"A moist Best Sweet Potato Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is highlighted by cinnamon, cloves, and topped with cream cheese glaze." - Paula
Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

"What a different way to have roasted sweet potatoes. The marriage of turmeric and nutmeg with the Creole seasoning in this easy side holiday dish recipe is amazing." - The Kitchen Crew
Old-Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes

Old-Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes

"This is the way my mother served sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving and Christmas before she discovered the well known Sweet Potato Souffle recipe. As much as I love the souffle recipe, I still love these potatoes in this wonderful syrup." - Diane
Sugared Pecan Crumble Topped Sweet Potato Caramel Scones

Sugared Pecan Crumble Topped Sweet Potato Caramel Scones

"Sugared Pecan Crumble Topped Sweet Potato Caramel Scones are sweet and tender with a buttery crunchy topping thanks to the streusel and pecans." - Paula
Twice Baked Sweet Potato Casserole

Twice Baked Sweet Potato Casserole

"I had originally intended on making twice baked sweet potatoes but couldn't get the potatoes to keep their shape. So I came up with this casserole, which turned out great! It's so sweet you might even want to serve it as a dessert!" - Natalie
Muffin Pan Maple Pecan Sweet Potato

Muffin Pan Maple Pecan Sweet Potato

"Individual sweet maple pecan sweet potato gratins made in a muffin pan!" - Kevin
Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes

Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes

"We always had these Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes, I had never seen a sweet potato casserole until I was in my teens. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good casserole with marshmallows melted on top. Seriously though, nothing beats a good old fashioned sticky candied sweet potato." - Debbie
Spiced Sweet Potato Caramels

Spiced Sweet Potato Caramels

"These sweet potato caramels are rich, decadent, and yes, they really taste like sweet potatoes." - Kiersten
Sweet Potato Rolls

Sweet Potato Rolls

"My Gi-Ma would make these during the holidays. We all loved them. One year, well a few years, there would be fights over them... lol." - Kadijah
Creamy Brie Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Soup

Creamy Brie Sweet Potato Pecan Pie Soup

"A creamy sweet potato pie with flavours inspired by sweet potato pie with a pecan crust!" - Kevin
Dorothy's Sweet Potato Pie

Dorothy's Sweet Potato Pie

"Smooth and sweet with the right blend of spices, this sweet potato pie is delicious! We can see why Dorothy sells so many at Thanksgiving. This pie is very easy to make but looks very impressive when served. It's a great alternative to pumpkin pie." - The Kitchen Crew
Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Topping

Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecan Topping

"I always go to this recipe for holidays. It's so simple and delicious. I wouldn't post this if it wasn't amazing. The topping gives it a a sweetness and a crunch with the pecans, it's wonderful." - Kristin
Sweet Potato Cornbread with Cinnamon Honey Butter

Sweet Potato Cornbread with Cinnamon Honey Butter

"The sweet potatoes give this cornbread a delicious twist, and helps make it moist. It is wonderful served with the cinnamon butter while still warm." - Lisa
Spiced Sweet Potato Tzimmes

Spiced Sweet Potato Tzimmes

"An Eastern European standard, tzimmes is a roasted vegetable dish that is made a number of ways, depending on the occasion. For the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, the appropriate ingredients include carrots and sweet potatoes, with the added sweetness of fresh and dried fruits." - Nava
Sweet Potato Marshmallow Swirl Cheesecake

Sweet Potato Marshmallow Swirl Cheesecake

"I make a sweet potato souffle for the holidays that I've always said tastes like dessert. So, I wanted to turn it into a dessert." - Jessica
Sweet Potato Casserole Delight

Sweet Potato Casserole Delight

"This sweet potato casserole is better than sweet potato pie! The pecan topping is perfect for those who do no like marshmallows in their sweet potato casserole." - Tara
Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

"This is the best recipe! I was my great grandmother's. However, if you don't want to cook the sweet potatoes from scratch, use canned sweet potatoes and mash them. Of course, we top it with whipped cream!" - Kelsey