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This yummy chocolate brownie recipe is hiding almost a cup of mashed sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes also add a lot of vitamins and minerals to these easy chocolate brownies.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

20 mins
25 mins
45 mins
16 brownies


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with parchment paper. In a medium bowl stir together first five ingredients (through salt).

  • In a large bowl combine next four ingredients (through vanilla). Stir in flour mixture just until combined. Stir in chocolate. Spread batter in prepared pan.

  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until top is puffed and appears dry. Cool in pan on a wire rack. If desired, dust with additional cocoa powder.


Peel one 8-oz. sweet potato and cut into 2-inch pieces. Place sweet potato in a steamer basket in a saucepan. Add water to saucepan to just below basket. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Steam, covered, 18 minutes or until very tender. Press sweet potato through a ricer, or mash with a potato masher.

Nutrition Facts

190 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 22g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 14g; protein 5g; vitamin a 1711.1IU; vitamin c 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; folate 15.1mcg; sodium 181mg; potassium 224mg; calcium 65mg; iron 1.4mg.