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Recipe: Mashed & Baked Sweet Potatoes

I love to make food, and I do it on a somewhat regular basis, so I hope this is the first of many photo-recipe posts. I’d love feedback from this if anyone tries anything I blog about!

A while back I made a recipe from Kraft for a Mashed Potato Layer Bake, which is a dish with alternating layers of mashed baking potatoes and mashed sweet potatoes. It turned out pretty good, however during the process of making this i found out that I greatly preferred the mashed sweet potatoes by themselves instead of that dish as a whole.


So, I’ve pulled the important parts from the original recipe and made a few modifications of my own. The total cost of ingredients below was about $12 for me. Here’s what you will need:


  • ½ pound of sweet potatoes (about 3)
  • ½ – ¾ of an 8oz container of Chive & Onion cream cheese
  • ¼ – ½ cup sour cream or greek yogurt
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
    • ¼ cup (or more!) to mix in
    • ¼ cup (or more!) to top



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