Twice-Baked Creamy Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Twice-Baked Creamy Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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“Everyone loves twice-baked potatoes but they're even better made with sweet potatoes! The microwave helps turn ordinary potatoes into a dish fit for a holiday.” —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 350 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 441 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 12-14 minutes or until tender, turning once.
  2. When cool enough to handle, cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out pulp, leaving a thin shell. In a large bowl, mash the pulp. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, butter and salt; mix well. Spoon into potato shells.
  3. Place on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 2010, p62

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 350 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 441 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

"I made this recipe for my mom's bday dinner. It was wonderful!! Everyone loved it!!"

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2011

"This recipe is fabulous and easy. I have made it a couple of times. I added 2 Tbsp of sugar to one potato or 4 Tbsp to 2 potatoes. Other, than that no changes. Love this recipe!"

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Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"I have made this recipe 2 times. This makes a delicious side dish and with the microwave, it really cuts down on the preparation time. I am fixing it for Christmas dinner too."

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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

"My family loved this recipe. Wonderful. I added 1 TB orange juice."

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