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


  • 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 each: 350 calories, 18g fat (12g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 441mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein .


  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

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pwilliams03 237054
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"Delicious! I added cut up marshmallow pieces the last few minutes of baking...yum!"

rmbarr059 220635
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2015

"Delicious. First time I've ever made twice-baked potatoes. Made them as part of my hubby's valentines day dinner and he loved them. So did my 15-month old!"

abbeymay 123423
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2011

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

SheKendra 193356
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!"

MY REVIEW 193421
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."

chicago lover 192172
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2010

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

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