Sunday, February 20, 2011

Mini Sweeties - QED Quick, Easy and Delicious

Over the years, I have  made sweet potatoes in sweet versions and in savory versions.  All have proven to be delicious.  I wonder if you can ruin sweet potatoes, other than to burn them.

Sweet potatoes have become soups, sides, part of main dishes, desserts and although, I have not used for appetizers, I am sure there are recipes for that.  The clear sweetness in contrast to savory works well.  With a bland taste, they give life to the food.  What a great potato!

These delights are filled with sliced pears and spiced with pumpkin pie spices.  A few more ingredients and we have the makings of these minis and the making of a Quick and Easy recipe.

Mini Sweeties


1 pear, sliced and then cut in half
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chunked
1/3 cup Rice Milk
1 egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Using two mini muffin pans, fill with linings or spray the muffin tins.

After slicing pears, place them in a small bowl with the lemon juice.

Boil water and cook sweet potatoes until you can prick them with a fork.  (about 20 minutes)  Mash these in a large bowl.

Add the Rice Dream and pears to the mashed sweet potatoes.  Mix thoroughly.

Add egg and spices, salt and pepper to mixture.

Using, a tablespoons cookie scoop or a spoon, scoop enough of the mixture to fill each muffin liner.

Bake for 20 minutes.

If you would like to add a little something as a topping, either use cinnamon sugar or a nut streusel.

Linked to Mommy's Kitchen


  1. Oh these mini's not only sound quick but very good too!
    Ur rite , the only thing we could ruin with sweet potatoes is burn them :-)

  2. What a fun side dish. I've clipped this and hope to try it soon! Thanks.

  3. I actually prefer sweet potatoes as a sweet dish or dessert, and this recipe sounds perfect!

  4. These look pretty tasty, and I love the name! Thanks for commenting on my blog. I've added you to my Google Reader and look forward to your future posts!

  5. Ha! I just realized who this was as I was looking over older posts! =D


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