Crusty Mummy Fingers

Sweet potatoes go crunchy--and creepy--in these baked snacks, flavored with Parmesan cheese and a pinch of red pepper.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
lb sweet potatoes, peeled (about 2 large potatoes)
2
tablespoons water
2
egg whites
1
cup Progresso® Italian style bread crumbs
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
Cooking spray
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 2 large cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cut potatoes into 1/2x1/2-inch strips. In shallow dish, mix water and egg whites with wire whisk or fork. In another shallow dish, mix bread crumbs, cheese, salt, pepper and red pepper. Working in batches, dip sweet potatoes into egg white mixture; roll in bread crumb mixture. Place potatoes in single layer on cookie sheet. Spray potatoes with cooking spray about 10 seconds.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 20 minutes, turning after 10 minutes, until crisp.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    15),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    480mg
    480%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    280%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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