Sweet Potato Bars
 
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These Sweet Potato Bars taste like a cross between pumpkin pie and a loaf, except there's no added sugar! Keep a batch of these bars on hand for a quick, easy and healthy snack or treat! {Gluten-free, paleo & no added-sugar}
Serves: Makes 8 bars
Ingredients
Wet ingredients:
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato (about 1 large sweet potato)
  • ¼ cup dates, soaked for at least 2 hours in boiling water, and drained
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
Dry ingredients:
  • ½ cup almond flour
  • ⅛ cup coconut flour
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp. baking powder
Optional Toppings:
  • Nut butter (i.e. peanut butter or almond butter)
  • Chopped nuts (i.e. walnuts or pecans)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix all of the wet ingredients together in a medium sized bowl. Mash the softened dates into the sweet potato mixture until evenly distributed and mostly smooth.
  3. Mix dry ingredients together in a small bowl, making sure to break up any lumps.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  5. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  6. Place the sweet potato mixture into the greased loaf pan and smooth the top with spatula until mixture is evenly distributed.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Allow to cool for several minutes before cutting. Serve with desired toppings.
Recipe by Haute & Healthy Living at https://www.hauteandhealthyliving.com/recipe-box/sweet-potato-bars/