Sweet Potato Dessert Squares Recipe

Sweet Potato Dessert Squares Recipe

55-minute recipe Serves 8
Sweet potatoes boast the best of both worlds: they're good for you, and they still taste great. In our sweet potato dessert squares recipe, we dress this healthful veggie up as a tasty snack! They're sure to be an instant family favourite.
55-minute recipe Serves 8

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups
1/4 tsp
2  
2 tbsp
1 cup

Directions

Prep: 10 mins | Cook: 45 mins
  • 1

    Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 375°F. Lightly spray a 9x13-in baking pan with oil.

  • 2

    Combine oats and flour in a large bowl. Reserve 2/3 cup oat mixture in a small bowl. Add salt and Cayenne pepper to oat mixture in small bowl. (This will be for the filling.)

  • 3

    Add butter, granulated sugar and vanilla to oat mixture in large bowl. Beat, using an electric mixer on low, until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 cup crumble in a small bowl. (This will be for the topping.) Press remaining crumble evenly onto bottom of prepared pan.

  • 4

    Bake 15 minutes.

  • 5

    Stir sweet potato purée, eggs, brown sugar, bourbon and reserved 2/3 cup oat mixture in same large bowl until combined. Spread filling evenly over warm crust. Sprinkle reserved crumble and pecans evenly over filling.

  • 6

    Bake until topping is light golden brown, about 30 to 35 minutes. Transfer to a rack to cool completely. Cut into bars. Serve at room temperature. Store leftovers, tightly covered, in refrigerator.

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