Sweet Potato Oatmeal Cookies

Sweet Potato Cookies

Sweet Potato Oatmeal Cookies

Source: Potatoes USA
“I made these for our health and wellness potluck, and they were a hit with everyone in the office!” – Tracy Plautz
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Dessert
Servings 24


  • 1 1/2 cup Old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Alsum sweet potato (mashed and cooked)
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup pecans or walnuts toasted
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets with parchment paper
  • In medium mixing bowl, whisk together oats, flour, baking soda and powder, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, combine sweet potato, butter, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla. Mix to combine. Stir dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir just until blended. Gently stir in raisins, nuts, and chocolate chips. 
  • Drop dough by heaping tablespoons, 2 inches apart, onto prepared baking sheets. Flatten cookies with hand or back of large spoon. Bake cookies until golden brown and just set, about 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on sheets for 5 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire rack and let cool completely.