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Sweet Potato Bars
Course Dessert, Snack

Sweet Potato Bars

By: Elysia
Servings 8 bars
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}
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins

Ingredients
  

Wet ingredients:

  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato about 1 large sweet potato
  • 1/4 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:

Optional Toppings:

  • Nut butter i.e. peanut butter or almond butter
  • Chopped nuts i.e. walnuts or pecans
  • Homemade cream cheese frosting

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 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.
  • Mix dry ingredients together in a small bowl, making sure to break up any lumps.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  • Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  • Place the sweet potato mixture into the greased loaf pan and smooth the top with spatula until mixture is evenly distributed.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool for several minutes before cutting. Serve with desired toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 132kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 3gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 75mgPotassium: 111mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 2585IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 1mg
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