Zimbabwe Sweet Potato Cookies



48 servings



2-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter or
1 stick)
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp. grated lemon peel
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1 cup grated, raw sweet potatoes


Preheat the oven to 350 F (175 C). Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a medium-size mixing bowl. Set Aside.

Cream the butter or margarine with the sugar in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the lemon peel, nutmeg, honey, and egg. Then, stir in the grated sweet potato.

Blend the flour mixture into the sweet potato mixture.

Place rounded teaspoons of the cookie dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet. The cookies should be spaced at least 1/2-inch (1.25 cm) apart.

Bake for 7 minutes. Remove cookies from the sheet and cool on a rack.

Makes 4 dozen sweet, Sweet Potato Cookies.

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1 Recipe Reviews


delight reviewed Zimbabwe Sweet Potato Cookies on November 21, 2006

Very bland.