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Sweet Potato Cookies

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A soft cookie with pecans and raisins. Unexpectedly delicious.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Producer's Dairy butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg, Producer's Dairy room temperature
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup raisins

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the egg, sweet potato puree and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and allspice and add to creamed butter mixture.
  • Fold in pecans and raisins.
  • Use a small mechanical cookie scoop to form balls. Place them about 1 in. apart on parchment lined baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375° until edges begin to brown, for 10-12 minutes.
  • Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.