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Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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by Kristen

The sweet potato casserole with marshmallows often served at Thanksgiving inspired these  Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with marshmallows on top.  These are the perfect dessert to bring to your holiday gathering this year, and they also are a great round of two recipes to make using your leftover sweet potatoes!

These sweet potato chocolate chip cookies are gooey, sticky, chocolatey, and luscious!  You will love how your house smells when you take these out of the oven!  This is the only cookie recipe you need during the fall and winter holidays.  You will love how the chocolate and the toasted marshmallows taste with the sweet potato flavor.  You will want to make sure you save room for this perfect dessert!

Ingredients

2 cups of all-purpose flour

one teaspoon of baking  powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

12 tablespoons of butter

One packed cup of brown sugar

One teaspoon of vanilla extract

3/4 cup of canned sweet potatoes in syrup, crushed into a puree.

1/2 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup of mini marshmallows.

Optional additional ingredients: ground cinnamon, ginger, walnuts, dried cranberries, dark chocolate chips, raisins, nut butter, and pecans.

Recipe Substitutions:  You can substitute coconut oil for butter if you want these to be dairy-free or vegan.  You can substitute coconut sugar if you like.   You can also use sweet potatoes peeled, boiled, and pureed in a blender instead of canned sweet potatoes.  You can choose to use gluten-free flour, you will want to read about how to convert the recipe using gluten-free flour.

These cookie bars are so mouthwateringly good!  This cookie recipe’s prep time will be minimal if you choose canned sweet potatoes instead of a homemade sweet potato puree.

Equipment

9X13 baking pan

parchment paper

colander so you can drain the sweet potatoes

Stand Mixer or electric hand mixer.

Food processor if you choose to make your own sweet potato puree.

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a 9X13 baking pan with parchment paper.

2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl,  whisk together dry ingredients.  Flour, baking powder, and sea salt.  Set aside.

3. Mix softened butter with the wet ingredients in a second bowl.  Sweet potato puree, brown sugar, vanilla, and eggs.

4. Add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients.

5. Stir in chocolate chips and mini marshmallows into the cookie dough.

6. Pour the cookie dough into a 9X13 baking dish.

7. Bake in the oven for 20-23 minutes.  Remove when a toothpick can come out clean.

8. Remove from oven.   Let the cookie bars cool completely before you cut the cookie bars into squares.

Storage

Store these cookie bars in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to three months.

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup canned sweet potatoes in syrup, crushed into a puree.
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a 9X13 baking pan with parchment paper.

  2. In a medium-sized mixing bowl,  whisk together dry ingredients.  Flour, baking powder, and sea salt.  Set aside

  3. Mix softened butter with the wet ingredients in a second bowl.  Sweet potato puree, brown sugar, vanilla, and eggs.

  4. Add the dry ingredient mixture to the wet ingredients.

  5. Stir in chocolate chips and mini marshmallows into the cookie dough.

  6. Bake in the oven for 20-23 minutes.  Remove when a toothpick can come out clean.

  7. Remove from oven.   Let the cookie bars cool completely before you cut the cookie bars into squares.

 

Did you make these Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars?  I would love to hear how they turn out for you!  Please comment below this blog post or tag me on social media and let me know how these turn out for you.  You can find me on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

 

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