Malawian Sweet Potato Cookies are delicious treats made with the goodness of sweet potatoes, providing a unique twist to the classic cookie recipe. These cookies are soft, chewy, and packed with flavor. They make for a delightful snack or dessert option that everyone will enjoy.
Malawian Sweet Potato Cookies
- Mixing bowls
- baking sheet
- parchment paper
- measuring spoon
- Wire rack
- mashed seet potatoes
- granulated sugar
- unsalted butter
- large eggs
- vanilla extract
- ground cinnamon
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
- In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.Add the mashed sweet potatoes, eggs, and vanilla extract to the butter-sugar mixture. Mix well until all the ingredients are combined.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together the all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground cloves.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Be careful not to overmix the dough.
- Drop spoonfuls of cookie dough onto the prepared baking sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart.
- Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
- Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the cookies cool on the sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Once cooled, enjoy the Malawian Sweet Potato Cookies as a delightful snack or dessert.