Sweet Potato Spice Cookie

Sweet Potato Spice Cookies

Sweet Potato Spice Cookies


Shredded sweet potatoes, butterscotch chips, pecans, coconut and spiced are creatively combined in a one-of-a-kind cookie that always brings rave reviews.

          Ruth Shaffer                                                      Elizabethville, Pennsylvania


Sweet Potato Spice Cookie Recipe

Sweet Potato Spice Cookie

¾ cup butter, softened

1 cup sugar

¼ cup packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 cup finely shredded UNCOOKED sweet potato

3 Tbsp. orange juice concentrate

2 cups flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

½ tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

1 ¼ cups quick-cooking oats

1 cup butterscotch chips

1 cup flaked coconut

1 cup chopped pecans


In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.  Beat in the egg, sweet potato and orange juice concentrate.  Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.  Stir in the remaining ingredients.

Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets.  Bake at 350 F. for 14-16 minutes or until firm.  Remove to wire racks to cool.          7 dozen


(Recipe for Sweet Potato Spice Cookies came from Taste of Home (tasteofhome.com)


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