We’ve updated our Privacy Policy. Please note we also have new Legal Terms which require all disputes related to the purchase or use of any General Mills product or service to be resolved through binding arbitration. For more information on these changes, please click here.

IMPORTANT:  We have a new Privacy Policy and Legal TermsLearn more.

Granola Sweet Potato Bake

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

(0)
(0)
Save and Share
  • 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

SAVE ON THIS RECIPE!

LOCATION

Steps

  • 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

toggle

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

toggle

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.