Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Oatmeal Cookie Topping Recipe

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Oatmeal Cookie Topping
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  • 6 large sweet potatoes (about 4 lb)
  • 3 tbsp heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp finely grated peeled fresh gingerroot
  • 2 tsp salt
  • for topping
  • fourteen 3-inch crisp oatmeal cookies,(like hobnobs) broken into pieces (about 3 cups)
  • 3/4 stick (6 tbsp) cold unsalted butter , cut into pieces


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  2. 1. Combine butter, cream, salt, sugar, and sweet potatoes in large pot; cook, covered, over low heat, stirring occasionally, until potatoes fall apart when poked with fork, 45 to 55 minutes.
  3. 2. Off heat, mash sweet potatoes in saucepan with potato masher, then stir in marmalade and gingerroot . Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spread potato mixture evenly in baking dish. Potato mixture may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Bring potato mixture to room temperature before proceeding.
  4. Make topping:
  5. In a food processor grind cookies fine. Add the pecans and pulse 3-4 times. Add butter and pulse until mixture resembles soft cookie dough. Wrap topping in wax paper and chill until firm, about 2 hours. Topping may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 446.4 Kcal (1869 kJ)
Calories from fat 204.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.73g 35%
Cholesterol 33.47mg 11%
Sodium 715.96mg 30%
Potassium 863.86mg 18%
Total Carbs 58.31g 19%
Sugars 19.68g 79%
Dietary Fiber 8.23g 33%
Protein 6.32g 13%
Vitamin C 9.1mg 15%
Vitamin A 2.4mg 80%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Calcium 95.3mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 157.52 Kcal (660 kJ)
Calories from fat 72.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.02g 35%
Cholesterol 11.81mg 11%
Sodium 252.64mg 30%
Potassium 304.83mg 18%
Total Carbs 20.58g 19%
Sugars 6.94g 79%
Dietary Fiber 2.91g 33%
Protein 2.23g 13%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 15%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 80%
Iron 1mg 15%
Calcium 33.6mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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