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Walnut Sweet Potato Bake

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.

Makes

8 servings

Cream cheese adds a flavorful twist to this sweet potato dish, and the nuts provide a delightful crunch.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and brown sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the sweet potatoes, broth, salt and nutmeg; mix well. Stir in nuts. Transfer to a greased shallow 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 488 calories, 30g fat (14g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 401mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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