Sweet Potato Oat Cookies

Made with better-for-you ingredients, these naturally sweetened sweet potato cookies are chocolatey, moist and a smart way to get your kids to eat their veggies.

Serves: 12Prep: 20 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into ½” cubes
  • 2 1⁄2 cups rolled oats or quick oats
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 cup dark chocolate chunks


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Bring small pot of water to boil. Add sweet potato; reduce to simmer. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain water. Blend sweet potato until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled.
  • Stir in oats, maple syrup, salt and chocolate chunks.
  • Form dough into 12 cookie shapes; arrange on prepared baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes.