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Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

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These Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes will change your life. Forever & ever. You can serve these sweet potatoes for brunch, as an any day side dish/main course and of course on Turkey Day! 

Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes | A GREAT #Thanksgiving Side Dish | MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 1 cup Pecans (or Walnuts), coarsely chopped
 4 large Sweet Potatoes, select ones of similar size
 1/4 cup Butter, melted
 1/4 cup pure Maple Syrup or Bourbon Maple Syrup
 2 tablespoons Fat-Free Greek Yogurt or Heavy Cream
 2 teaspoons ground Chipotle Chile
 fine Sea Salt to taste
 ground Cinnamon
 3/4 cup Golden Raisins
 Coconut Oil (spray or melted)
 6 slices Baked Bacon, crumbled
Toppings
 Nuts
 Raisins
 Bacon Crumbles
1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Lay nuts in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Toast until fragrant and light golden brown. About 5-7 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Set aside 1/4 cup nuts for topping.

2

Pierce through the skin of the sweet potatoes several times with a sharp knife or fork. Place on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until tender about 60-75 minutes. Set aside to cool.

3

Slice the potatoes in half. Carefully scoop out the flesh and put in a large bowl. Stir in the butter, spices, maple syrup, yogurt/cream into the potato flesh. Combine and mash well until you have a uniform purée. Season with salt to taste. Fold in the toasted pecans & raisins (set aside 1/4 cup raisins for the topping.)

4

Carefully refill the potato skins with the mixture and top with some coconut oil. Return to the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown. Serve immediately and top with nuts, raisins & bacon.

Ingredients

 1 cup Pecans (or Walnuts), coarsely chopped
 4 large Sweet Potatoes, select ones of similar size
 1/4 cup Butter, melted
 1/4 cup pure Maple Syrup or Bourbon Maple Syrup
 2 tablespoons Fat-Free Greek Yogurt or Heavy Cream
 2 teaspoons ground Chipotle Chile
 fine Sea Salt to taste
 ground Cinnamon
 3/4 cup Golden Raisins
 Coconut Oil (spray or melted)
 6 slices Baked Bacon, crumbled
Toppings
 Nuts
 Raisins
 Bacon Crumbles

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F with the rack in the middle. Lay nuts in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Toast until fragrant and light golden brown. About 5-7 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Set aside 1/4 cup nuts for topping.

2

Pierce through the skin of the sweet potatoes several times with a sharp knife or fork. Place on a rimmed baking sheet and bake until tender about 60-75 minutes. Set aside to cool.

3

Slice the potatoes in half. Carefully scoop out the flesh and put in a large bowl. Stir in the butter, spices, maple syrup, yogurt/cream into the potato flesh. Combine and mash well until you have a uniform purée. Season with salt to taste. Fold in the toasted pecans & raisins (set aside 1/4 cup raisins for the topping.)

4

Carefully refill the potato skins with the mixture and top with some coconut oil. Return to the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown. Serve immediately and top with nuts, raisins & bacon.

Cinnamon Chipotle Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

~ Marla Meridith

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