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Sweetpotato Energy Cookies

Developed by Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN for the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 14 mins
Total Time: 34 mins
Calories: 135
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed sweetpotatoes
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In medium size mixing bowl, whisk together dry ingredients (flour, oats, baking soda, spices).
  • In separate mixing bowl, whip butter and sugars using an electric mixer. Add in egg, vanilla extract and mashed sweetpotato.
  • Add dry ingredients to wet and mix until combined, adding in chocolate chips last. Batter will be wet. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes to firm up.
  • Scoop out dough in 1 ½-2 inch scoops and arrange on baking sheets.
  • Bake for 14-16 minutes. Allow cookies to slightly cool before serving.