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Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies. Sweet potatoes and warm spices team up with chocolate chips for a crowd pleasing cookie.
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3.55 from 20 votes

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • from Sweet Potato Love by Jackie Garvin
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Yield: approximately 3 ½ dozen 3 inch cookies
  • Sweet Potato Chocolate Cookies are something you don't want to miss! Sweet potatoes warm spices and chocolate chips create a cookie that's loved by everyone.
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 medium sweet potato baked, cooled and peeled
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 2 eggs slightly beaten
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon lemon extract


  • Add flour and cinnamon to a medium bowl.  Stir to mix. Add chocolate chips and stir until combined.  Set aside.
  • Add sweet potato, butter, eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar and extracts to a large bowl.  Cream with an electric mixer.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the wet mixture, stirring only until all the flour has disappeared.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a baking mat, spacing the dough two inches apart.
  • Bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 15  minutes or until the edges begin to brown.
  • Cool on a cooling rack. 
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