Sweet Potato Cookies

As you all know, I am a lover of sweet potatoes.  These Sweet Potato Cookies are my latest creation.  After making my sweet potato pizza crust, I had a little bit of pureed sweet potatoes left over.  So naturally I had to make these sweet potato cookies.  I also added chocolate chips to mine which is totally optional but highly recommended.

sweet potato cookies

My kids went nuts over these!  In fact, they were trying to eat them as I was talking the pictures.  Here is my baby girl Olive.

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And my older daughter Meadow.  Please excuse the bed head lol.

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These Sweet Potato Cookies are vegan, gluten free and paleo.  If you have never done any grain free baking, let me tell you that the texture is very different than cookies made with grains.  Very good though.  These have an almost fudgy texture to them.  The texture reminds me of my flourless chocolate pumpkin cookies.

 Sweet Potato Cookies

Yields 18-20 cookies

Sweet Potato Cookies

Make these delicious cookies in under 30 minutes!

10 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a food processor , combine all the ingredients until smooth.
  3. The dough will be pretty sticky.
  4. Add the chocolate chips and pulse a few times to get them mixed in well.
  5. Using a cookie scoop , drop cookies onto a lined baking sheet .
  6. Bake for 15-17 minutes.
  7. Let the cookies cool before transferring them to a container. These should last a couple weeks in the fridge. You may also be able to freeze them. Enjoy!
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91 thoughts on “Sweet Potato Cookies

  1. I made these and they didn't seem to solidify properly. I even baked them an extra 10 minutes. A bit disappointing... Anyone else had this problem?
    1. I baked them twice as long as the directions said to. They are still soft but they set up/ They were mush after the 17 minutes.
    2. Yes - had that problem, but found a solution! You need baking powder and soda, plus additional time in the oven. I had to double this recipe, so I ended up using 1.5 t of powder and 1t of soda. Had to test a few batches to find the right combination. Hope this helps!

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