Venango County Recipe of the Day: Sweet Potato Spice Cookies

| September 8, 2019

The unique combination of ingredients makes a delicious dessert!

Sweet Potato Spice Cookies


3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1 cup finely shredded uncooked sweet potato
3 tablespoons orange juice concentrate
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1-1/4 cups quick-cooking oats
1 cup butterscotch chips
1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
1 cup chopped pecans


~In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, sweet potato, and orange juice concentrate.

~Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the remaining ingredients.

~Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls two inches apart onto greased baking sheets.

~Bake at 350° for 14 to 16 minutes or until firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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