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Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Easy Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Cookies


The secret is out… sweet potatoes AND Grape-Nuts cereal are the dynamic ingredient duo when it comes to baking up of the most flavorful homemade chocolate chip cookies you've ever had! The sweet potatoes bring out an extra sweet flavor and Grape-Nuts cereal adds a satisfying crunch. These easy-to-make cookies are the perfect recipe to level up your dessert game.

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Grape Nuts sweet potato chocolate chip cookies recipe


  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • cup butter softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground anise
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Grape-Nuts® cereal


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Using a fork, puncture holes into the sweet potatoes and place onto a baking sheet; bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven; cut into 1 inch cubes and remove peel. Place sweet potatoes into a large mixing bowl; using an electric mixer, blend sweet potatoes to a mashed potato consistency. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugars; beat on low speed until well combined. Add egg and almond extract; continue to beat.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, sea salt, cinnamon and anise. Mix well; add in wet mixture. Slowly add Grape-Nuts® cereal, chocolate chips and pureed sweet potatoes; mix well to combine.
  5. Spoon out mixture onto the cookie sheet using a tablespoon. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven; set aside to cool.
  7. Enjoy!
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