Maple-Walnut Sweet Potatoes

Divvy the labor: Adults peel cooked potatoes. Kids mash potatoes;place in baking dish. Sprinkle on topping.
serves 10 (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 6 large)
Cooking spray
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons brown sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon butter, softened


Preheat oven to 350°.

Place potatoes on oven rack or a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until tender. Cool. Peel potatoes and mash. Stir in syrup,1 tablespoon brown sugar, and salt.

Preheat broiler.

Spread potato mixture into an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. In a small bowl combine walnuts, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and butter. Sprinkle walnut mixture over potatoes; broil 2 to 4 minutes or until nuts are lightly browned.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 175
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fat 3.2 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 1.5 g
Protein 2.4 g
Carbohydrate 35.3 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 201 mg
Calcium 42 mg