Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Richard Hoover


This recipe courtesy of Sharon in a Penzeys Spice catalog.


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4 dozen cookies
10 Min
25 Min


  • 3/4 c
    mashed, cooked sweet potato (1 med. potato
  • 1 c
    butter softened
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • dash
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts (optional)

How to Make Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the cooked sweet potato, butter,eggs, sugars and extracts.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the sweet potato mixture and beat until blended.
  5. Fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts.
  6. Drop by teaspoon onto ungreesed cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees for about 25 mins. or until firm in the middle.

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About Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern

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