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Sweet Potato Bars with Granola Crust

Healthy sweet potato bars with a easy 2-ingredient granola crust. The top layer is fudge-like and naturally sweetened with sweet potatoes and maple syrup.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 9 bars
Calories 220 kcal
Author Winnie Liong

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 2 cups granola
  • 1/3 cup melted ghee or butter

Sweet Potato Layer:

  • 1-1/4 cup steamed & mashed sweet potato
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

  2. Line a 8 x 8 pan with parchment paper.

  3. Blend together granola and melted ghee/butter.

  4. Press the granola crust down evenly into pan.

  5. In a medium bowl, mix together the sweet potato and egg. Add in coconut sugar, coconut flour, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.

  6. Mix until a soft spreadable consistency forms.

  7. Using a spatula, spread evenly on top of the bottom crust later.

  8. Bake for 20 minutes.

  9. Remove from oven and let it cool for 30 minutes before cutting into bars. Refrigerate the rest!