Struesel Topped Sweet Potatoes for Diabetics

Linda Wilson


Yes, diabetics can enjoy some good sweet potatoes!


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
40 Min


  • 3 (1 lb ea can(s)
    sweet potatoes in light syrup, drained & mashed
  • 1/2 c
    sugar-free maple-flavored syrup
  • 1 tsp
    finely grated orange peel
  • 1/3 c
    whole-wheat flour
  • 1/3 c
    raw oats
  • 1/4 c
    firmly packed splenda brown sugar blend
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Struesel Topped Sweet Potatoes for Diabetics


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Spray a 1 1/2 to 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine the mashed sweet potatoes, maple-flavored syrup, and orange peel until well blended. Transfer to the prepared baking dish.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl combine the flour, oats, brown sugar blend, and cinnamon; cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir the pecans into the mixture and sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato mixture.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until heated through.

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About Struesel Topped Sweet Potatoes for Diabetics

Course/Dish: Vegetables Potatoes
Other Tag: Healthy

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