The sweetness of dates goes hand in hand with the smoothness of sweet potatoes and the crunchy topping. Get good quality dates, it makes a big difference. Popular dish at Thanksgiving and never any leftovers!

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

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  • Stir sweet potatoes, dates, 3/4 cup brown sugar, eggs, 1/2 cup melted butter, cream, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Spread the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until hot, about 20 minutes.

  • Mix granola cereal, 1/2 cup brown sugar, pecans, and flour in a bowl until the mixture is crumbly; pour 1/3 cup melted butter into granola mixture and stir to combine. Sprinkle the granola topping over the sweet potatoes.

  • Bake until topping is lightly golden brown, about 15 more minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can used canned sweet potatoes to cut back on prep time. Additionally, you can substitute skim milk for cream to reduce the calories and fat content.

Nutrition Facts

779.8 calories; protein 9.7g 19% DV; carbohydrates 86.2g 28% DV; fat 46.5g 72% DV; cholesterol 157mg 52% DV; sodium 290.5mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
11/22/2012
Dates and sweet potatoes Do go great together. I skipped the sugar and added a few more dates skipped the heavy cream and granola and it was still delish! Simple and not too sweet. Surprised there are not more recipes combining these 2 flavors. Read More
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