Lighter Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes
Serves: 8
  • 3 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp maple extract
  • 1 egg
For the Topping
  • ⅓ C chopped pecans
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 400. Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork. Place on a lined baking sheet and bake for 45-60 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly and peel.
  2. Reduce heat to 350. Lightly spray an 8x8 in or 2 qt baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl or in the bowl of a stand mixer. Add in maple syrup, honey, and milk. Beat until almost creamy. Add in salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, vanilla extract, maple extract, and egg. Beat until creamy.
  4. Spoon into prepared baking dish.
  5. In a small bowl stir together pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and melted butter until pecans are coated. Sprinkle over the top of the sweet potatoes.
  6. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until hot and edges begin to brown.
Recipe by A Kitchen Addiction at