Twice Baked Sweet Potato Recipes

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
If you love making twice-baked regular potatoes then using sweet potatoes will be a bonus to your recipe collection.


These sweet potatoes can be cooked several different ways and if you're in a hurry microwaved over baking is the way to go.


A versatile list of toppings below is provided from sweet to savory filled or topped that will be enjoyed by everyone for a variety.


Twice-baked sweet potatoes are a compliment to any meats especially for holidays like Thanksgiving along with turkey or an Easter ham.


These can even be made in advance and just reheated so no problem making them two days before a big dinner is planned.


I love all the options here and can't pick just one I like the best so I make a little of all of them and let my company be the judge.


Also, check out some of our other favorite sweet potato easy recipes like our delicious Sweet Potato Rolls or our Amaretto Potato Casserole.


Scroll down to get this easily printable recipe and print some copies everyone is going to ask you for the recipes!






these are stuffed sweet potatoes twice baked with various topping like pecans, marshmallows and red cherries with coconut













Sweet Potato Medley



What better than to serve a medley of different toppings or set up a topping bar for your potatoes for your guests?.


The kids will find it fun to do and all you will need is to broil or bake these potatoes until the topping browns or they are reheated.


The easiest part is filling them, the fun begins with assorted toppings you decide to create.


Actually, this basic filling is delicious all by itself the decision is yours to make on how you want to serve them.


these are twice baked sweet potatoes with assorted toppings



Tools

  • knife
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cup
  • bowl
  • baking pan
  • microwaveable pan
  • mixing spoon or spatula



these are filling sweet potatoes twice baked jackets




Tips

  • choose your favorite topping and mix while the potatoes are cooking
  • decorate them for a holiday theme with red and green cherries
  • use almond extracts instead of vanilla for a different twist or Amaretto
  • make sure to watch the topping carefully they brown quickly
  • add more whipped cream cheese or some heavy cream for a thinner potato filling
  • for the savory style just top with fresh or dried herbs the filling is completely different



this is the cooked sweet potatoes in a bowl mashed




Cooking Sweet Potato Suggestions

  1. baked in the oven at 400 degrees
  2. microwaved for 7 to 10 minutes
  3. slow cooker on low 8 hours
  4. boiled for around 20 minutes



these are raw sweet potatoes



Ingredients You Will Need(for exact measurements scroll down to the recipes card

  • butter
  • vanilla
  • whipped cream cheese
  • maple syrup
  • cinnamon
  • sweet potatoes
  • pecans
  • brown sugar
  • flour
  • marshmallows
  • coconut
  • for savory see recipe instructions you will need sour cream, milk, butter and herbs


these are cooked sweet potatoes jackets without the filling in them yet




Topping Ideas

  1. Pecan or Pumpkin Seed Streusel
  2. Marshmallow
  3. Savory Garlic, Parmesan and Herb
  4. Coconut



these are sweet potatoes twice baked and topped with coconut, cherries, pecans and a savory garlic parmesan






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these are sweet potatoes stuffed on a wooden board and poinsettia plant in the background



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Quick and Easy Side Dish



These potatoes are super simple to make and if you want an assortment they all can be made in around 35 minutes.

The sweet potatoes can be changed to different toppings just get creative.

Also, you can leave them plain and do nothing else with them they are so delicious and perfect the next day reheated enjoy!





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Author: Claudia Lamascolo
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Twice Baked Sweet Potato Recipes

Twice Baked Sweet Potato Recipes

Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 10 MinTotal time: 15 Min
Here are three favorite toppings for twice-baked sweet potatoes. These are done in the microwave then broiled or baked for the topping!

Ingredients

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes baked slow cooker method or microwaved
  • 1/4  cup maple syrup 
  • 4 tablespoons butter room temperature 
  • 2 oz whipped cream cheese 
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • Optional Toppings: Pecan Streusel, Marshmallow or Coconut

Instructions

  1. Cook the potatoes:
  2. Microwave the sweet potatoes until soft around 7 minutes or bake them until soft. (These can also be done in a slow cooker on low for 8 hours) or boil them for around 20 minutes until tender.
  3. Cool the potatoes,
  4. Scoop out the inside and place in a bowl with 1/4 cup maple syrup,4 tablespoons butter room temperature, 2 oz whipped cream cheese, 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  5. Mix evenly together and fill the sweet potato jackets.
  6. Top with your favorite toppings below:
  7. Pecan Streusel: Mix 6 tablespoon of butter with 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, 3 tablespoons of flour, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon.
  8. Note: for those with nut allergies use sunflower or pumpkin seeds toasted
  9. Marshmallow Topping: top the potato with mini marshmallows or jumbo marshmallows cut in half ( optional for the holiday we also add some red and green maraschino chopped cherries).
  10. Coconut topping: 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup pecans chopped, 1/4 cup coconut, 1 1/2 tablespoons flour, 1/1/2 tablespoons melted butter.
  11. Bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees or broil for an additional 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned.
  12. For coconut or marshmallows, bake for 7 to 10 minutes, watching closely until browned and melted or 1 minute on the high broiler until toasted.
  13. Note this is not a topping but to be mixed in with cooked mashed sweet potatoes: Savory: add 1/4 cup each sour cream, butter, milk, add 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, salt, pepper to taste, 1 teaspoon chopped parsley, and 3 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese. Optional: add 1/2 cup sauteed mushrooms, spinach, escarole, or swiss chard.

Calories

156.94

Fat (grams)

7.63

Sat. Fat (grams)

5.29

Carbs (grams)

21.03

Fiber (grams)

2.71

Net carbs

18.32

Sugar (grams)

11.00

Protein (grams)

1.73

Sodium (milligrams)

87.34

Cholesterol (grams)

14.95
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5 comments

  1. They look so festive and yummy with different toppings!

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  2. What a fun idea!! I'd take one with pecans, but I bet the rest of the family would want marshmallows. Happy Thanksgiving, Claudia!!!xoxo

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  3. What a delicious idea... I love how versatile these are! I never would have thought to add coconut, but that sounds AMAZING!!

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  4. I prefer my baked sweet potatoes to be savory rather than sweetened, but otherwise I would be all over these delicious looking babies.

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    1. there are 4 recipes in the recipe card the last one is savory not sweet @Big Dude hope that helps!

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