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sweet potato fingerling's

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

This is a great way to eat sweet potato's ,if you love them. When I lived in Albuquerque,NM, Mrs.Connellyy (the home extension teacher)showed me this recipe for these great tasting morsels... I love them a lot...great at parties too! Great wrapped in bacon and dipped in pineapple sauce, or brown sugar maple- butter sauce.

(1 rating)
yield 4 to 6 servings
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet potato fingerling's

  • 4 md
    produce sweet potatoes, microwave
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    instant potato flakes, dry-more or less depends on moisture of sweet potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 lb
    precooked bacon slices,(or panko crumbs or both)
  • 1 to 2 qt
    coconut oil or canola oil
  • 8 oz
    crushed pineapple,undrained
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c
    orange marmalade
  • 1/2 c
    sweet and sour sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1 dash
  • 8 oz
    cranberry sauce,jelly type
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp

How To Make sweet potato fingerling's

  • 1
    Potato Prep: Bake the potatoes in the microwave for about 6 minutes or until fork tender. Cool and peel; place in a medium bowl and mash with the brown sugar, cinnamon,salt and pepper and potato flakes and gently stir to combine. Shape into nuggets about 1 inch wide and 1 1/2 inch long.Wrap a piece of bacon around each finger tot.Secure with toothpick if needed in each end.(if mixture too thin add a bit more potato flakes). --- Note: If you do not want to use bacon you can roll the fingerling's in panko crumbs only.
  • 2
    Place oil in skillet and heat to 350^. Add a few fingerling's at a time to the hot oil and fry for 1 minute until golden brown and crisp, about 4 minutes more. Transfer to paper towel- lined cookie sheet to drain- keep warm in 200^ oven.Serve warm with your choice of sauce... --- Note: gently move and turn fingerling's in oil to brown on all sides.
  • 3
    Pineapple Sauce: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan for 20-25 minutes, stirring until it starts to thicken. Remove from heat and cool slightly. --- Cranberry: Combine all ingredients and mash up cranberry jelly and add it to the pan. Bring to a boil over medium high heat for 2 minutes or until thickened. --- Brown Sugar: Combine cornstarch and whisk until smooth. Stir in brown sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring for 4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in pineapple juice. Return to heat and boil until thick and smooth. Add vanilla and stir until blended.