Granola Sweet Potato Bake

Granola bars are the secret to a delicious and crunchy-topped sweet potato casserole.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

6
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces (7 to 8 cups)
1/2
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
cup real maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1/2
teaspoon salt
4
Nature Valley™ maple-brown sugar crunchy granola bars (2 pouches from 8.9-oz box), crushed
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

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  • 1 Place potato pieces in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven. Add enough water to cover; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. To potatoes, add whipping cream, 2 tablespoons butter, the maple syrup and salt. Mash with potato masher or electric mixer until smooth. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix crushed granola bars and 2 tablespoons melted butter; sprinkle over potatoes.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and topping is crisp.
  • 1 Place potato pieces in 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven. Add enough water to cover; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. To potatoes, add whipping cream, 2 tablespoons butter, the maple syrup and salt. Mash with potato masher or electric mixer until smooth. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix crushed granola bars and 2 tablespoons melted butter; sprinkle over potatoes.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and topping is crisp.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make this rich casserole up to 8 hours ahead of time, but sprinkle with the granola bar mixture just before baking.

For the prettiest dish with the best flavor, use dark-orange or red sweet potatoes in this recipe.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
300%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.