Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Bar - A Thanksgiving Dish Your Kids Can Help You Make

Your kids can contribute to all of the delicious dishes on Thanksgiving Day with this yummy

Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Bar recipe from Parents | Family Fun Magazine.

Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, selenium, as well as an excellent source of B vitamins and vitamin C. Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fibre and also high in an antioxidant known as beta-carotene, which converts into vitamin A when you consume sweet potatoes.

This recipe is another way to introduce sweet potatoes to your kids and you can use this recipe for the holiday or all year around. Make the dish, take a pic, and don't forget to tag us on social media. We want to see how your side dish turns out and if it was a hit on your table.

Servings: 10 Active Time 25 mins Total Time 1 hr 3 mins


5 sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar

Kosher salt and ground pepper

Make It

1.Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Prick cut sides of spuds with a fork. Rub all over with oil. Place cut-side down on a sheet pan.

2.Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until just tender. Let sit 15 minutes.

3.Carefully scoop flesh from potatoes, leaving shells intact. Mash potato pulp, cream cheese, and sugar with a potato masher until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon or pipe mixture into shells. (To make ahead, cover and chill for up to 2 days. Let stand for 15 minutes before baking.)

4.Bake potatoes 25 to 30 minutes more or until golden and thoroughly heated. Serve with bowls of desired toppings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 10; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 169, Fat, total (g): 7, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 26, fiber (g): 3, sugar (g): 7, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 148, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

This recipe credit belongs to Parent Magazine - Family Fun and the Photo Credit belongs to Ryan Liebe

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