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Sweet Potato & Candied Ginger Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

25 Minutes

Servings:

N/A

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) soft, unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup Bruce’s Yam Cut Sweet Potatoes (patted dry and smashed)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons minced candied ginger*
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Steps to Prepare:

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease an insulated cookie sheet or line a regular cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer cream together the butter, sweet potatoes, vanilla and powdered sugar. Add the flour in thirds until a dough forms.
  4. Stir in candied ginger or pecans and salt until just combined.
  5. On a floured board (we like to use half flour and half powdered sugar), roll out dough 1/3” thick and cut out desired shape.
  6. Transfer to cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until light golden brown.
  7. Cool on a wire rack for a minimum of 20 minutes.
  8. Yield depends upon the shape and size pf your cutter.
  9. *You can substitute 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans in place of candied ginger if you wish.

Sweet Potato & Candied Ginger Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

25 Minutes

Servings:

N/A

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) soft, unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup Bruce’s Yam Cut Sweet Potatoes (patted dry and smashed)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons minced candied ginger*
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Steps to Prepare:

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Lightly grease an insulated cookie sheet or line a regular cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In the bowl of an electric mixer cream together the butter, sweet potatoes, vanilla and powdered sugar. Add the flour in thirds until a dough forms.
  4. Stir in candied ginger or pecans and salt until just combined.
  5. On a floured board (we like to use half flour and half powdered sugar), roll out dough 1/3” thick and cut out desired shape.
  6. Transfer to cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until light golden brown.
  7. Cool on a wire rack for a minimum of 20 minutes.
  8. Yield depends upon the shape and size pf your cutter.
  9. *You can substitute 1/3 cup finely chopped pecans in place of candied ginger if you wish.

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Bruce's Holiday Cookbooks

Our yams have been a staple ingredient in holiday recipes for years. We’ve compiled some of our favorite Holiday Recipes from Bruce’s Yams and our sister brand, Glory Foods, into Holiday Cookbooks you can download FOR FREE!