Baked Sweet Potato Bites

Baked Sweet Potato Bites

Time to Table:
< 45 minutes
Contains:
dairy
Servings:
4
Seasonal Favorite
This recipe will be a hit with the kids! These oven-baked sweet potato balls have a soft, creamy inside with a crispy, crunchy coating – making them a fun and tasty treat for the whole family. Little hands will enjoy the chance to help in the kitchen and make their own.
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How to Make It

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup corn flakes, crushed

Preparation

1
Microwave or bake sweet potatoes until soft; scoop out flesh and mash.
2
In a mixing bowl, combine the mashed sweet potato, butter, brown sugar, orange juice and cinnamon.
3
Shape mixture into 1½ inch balls; roll in crushed cornflakes and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
4
Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until cornflakes are golden and sweet potato balls are heated through. Makes 12 balls.
Recipe Tips
To make allergen friendly, swap out the ingredients to fit your family’s needs. For example, swap corn flakes with a crunchy gluten-free corn cereal for a gluten-free option.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving)

Calories:
 
146
Protein:
 
1.8g
Carbohydrate:
 
26.8g
Fat:
 
3.9g
Sodium:
 
120mg
Fiber:
 
2.3g
Calcium:
 
32.6mg
Iron:
 
2.6mg
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