Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes


These special occasion sweet potatoes can be made ahead. Reheat before dinner.

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Chill Time:
1 day
Bake Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 day 2 hrs 5 mins


  • 5 medium sweet potatoes (10 ounces each)

  • ½ cup cranberry relish

  • ½ cup dried cranberries or raisins, snipped or chopped

  • 2 tablespoon butter, softened

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup walnut pieces, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Scrub sweet potatoes and pierce all over with fork. Place on oven rack. Bake for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until tender. Set aside to cool slightly.

  2. Cut each potato in half lengthwise. Using a spoon, scoop pulp from each potato half, leaving a 1/4- to 1/2-inch shell. Place pulp in medium bowl. Set aside shells.

  3. Using a potato masher or fork, mash potato pulp until smooth. Stir in relish, cranberries, butter, and salt. Spoon potato mixture into each potato shell. Place, filled sides up, in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with walnuts. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through. Makes 10 servings.

To serve right away:

Chilling step may be omitted. Bake filled potatoes uncovered for 25 to 35 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

158 Calories
6g Fat
25g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 158
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 174mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 255mg 5%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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