Sweet Potato Brownies
Incredibly moist, chewy and delicious cinnamon-spiced bars made with mashed sweet potatoes.
1/2 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons confectioner's (powdered) sugar
- Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Grease a 9x9x2-inch baking pan.
- In a large bowl, cream together butter with sugar. Add sweet potatoes, vanilla and eggs; mix well. Stir in flour and cinnamon, mix well. Pour into prepared pan.
- Bake for 1 hour or when knife inserted into brownies comes out clean. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Remove and let cool in pan 5 minutes; then transfer to cool completely on a wire rack.
Makes 16 bars.
*If canned yams are used, then drain and mash.