Sweet Potato Brownies


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.

Sweet Potato Brownies
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
16 brownies


  • ½ cup coconut or granulated sugar

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup almond butter

  • ¾ cup mashed cooked sweet potato*

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 3 ounce bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped


  1. 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).

  2. 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.

  3. 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 (per serving)

190 Calories
11g Fat
22g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 190
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 181mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Potassium 224mg 5%
Folate, total 15.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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