Michelle Cooks: Sweet Potato Brownies

Michelle was back in the Heritage House Kitchen to bring us a sweet and savory recipe that will have you changing up your dessert game.

She is bringing us sweet potato brownies to help you get into the fall season.

Sweet Potato Brownies

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 35 mins

Total time: 50 mins

Serves: 9 Brownies


  • 2 Medium Sweet Potatoes
  • ¼ cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 1 tsp Vailla
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • ½ cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • ⅓ cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Saking Soda
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ⅛ tsp Salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly spray a 9 x 9 baking pan with non-stick spray, set aside.
  2. Peel sweet potatoes and roughly chop. Microwave them in a large bowl of water for ~8 minutes.
  3. In a food processor, process sweet potatoes, applesauce, vanilla, and milk.
  4. In a large bowl combine sweet potato mixture and eggs.
  5. In a medium sized bowl combine sugar, flour, cocoa, soda, powder and salt.
  6. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, ~1/3 at a time until just combined.
  7. Pour into prepared baking pan and bake for ~35 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool fully and cut into 9 squares.

Store in the fridge, since they’re super moist.


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