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Crunchy Sweet Potato Oaties

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Prep Time: 15 Min

Total Time: 35 Min

Makes: 25 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (29 oz.) sweet potatoes, drained, mashed
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cups Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal, coarsely crushed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Mix sweet potatoes, flour, sugar, pecans, cinnamon and butter in large bowl. Stir in egg. (Mixture will be soft.)
  2. Place cereal crumbs on large plate or in shallow dish. Drop rounded teaspoonful of the sweet potato mixture onto cereal; gently shape into ball while rolling in crumbs until evenly coated on all sides. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Repeat with remaining sweet potato mixture and remaining crumbs.
  3. Bake 20 min. Serve warm. Or, cover and refrigerate to serve chilled. Store any leftovers in airtight container in refrigerator. Makes 25 servings, about 2 oaties each.

Tips and Suggestions

Substitute: Substitute 3 cups mashed, cooked fresh sweet potatoes for the canned sweet potatoes.

Cooking Know-How: Place cereal in a resealable plastic bag, then use a rolling pin to crush the cereal.

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