Mini Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe
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Mini Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe

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I'm always looking for ways to "healthify" recipes that my husband critiques. He loves the light texture and spicy streusel of these muffins. —Meredith Hedeen, New Kensington, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:54 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 54 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons biscuit/baking mix
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cold butter
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped crystallized ginger

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 51 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In another bowl, combine the eggs, potatoes, water, oil and applesauce. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened.
  2. Coat miniature muffin cups with cooking spray or use paper liners; fill two-thirds full. For streusel, combine the baking mix, oats and sugars; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in ginger. Sprinkle over batter.
  3. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Mini Sweet Potato Muffins in Taste of Home October/November 2010, p67

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jenilovesdaisies User ID: 532785 113133
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

"We love these!"

gmyetzer User ID: 5648970 115168
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2011

"Made this for my kids and hubby and they all liked them...ssshhh - I didn't tell them they had sweet potato in them :-)"

sj55 User ID: 1420676 212114
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2010

"Everyone loved this muffin-in fact I'll be sharing it w/ my exercise group-it's an easy recipe and oh so good!"

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