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sweet potato cookies

Simple Sweet Potato Cookies

Heather McDaniel
Yes, you can make delicious and healthy cookies from sweet potatoes. Here's how it's done.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 25 mins
Cooling Time 1 hr
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 18 cookies


  • 2 Large sweet potatoes
  • 1 C Ground oatmeal
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 C Small chocolate chips


  • Roast the sweet potatoes in the oven at 400 degrees for about an hour. You want them to be nice and soft.
  • Let the sweet potatoes cool for about an hour.
  • Once cool, separate the peels and put the sweet potaotes in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the oatmeal, chocolate chips, and egg. Mix well.
  • Spoon out cookies on a lined and/or greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375 for 20 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool so they set properly.


It's important to be patient and wait until the sweet potatoes are completely cooled. You could melt the chocolate chips right away. 
Keyword Oatmeal cookies, sweet potato chocolate chip cookies, sweet potato cookies