Sweet Potato Brownies

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Vegetables in a brownie? You bet! But these tasty sweets will be gone before you have time to tell anyone.



  • (8×8 pan)
  • 11/4 c chopped, pitted dates
  • 1/2 c cooked sweet potato, mashed
  • 3/4 c nut butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 c unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c applesauce
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2/3 c dark chocolate chips


  1. Put the dates, sweet potato and nut butter in a food processor and process until smooth.
  2. Add the eggs and applesauce and process until mixed.
  3. Sift in the cocoa powder and baking soda and pulse until combined.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Spoon into a greased 8×8 pan and bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes until a toothpick inserted in comes out clean.
  6. Optional frosting: When cooled, top with nut butter, or melt nut butter and more chocolate chips in the microwave, stir to combine and spread over brownies.