vegan sweet potato recipeThe other day my friend told me, she got a nice present a bag of Vegan Sweet Potato Cookies; but then she read the label and read palm oil! Technically palm oil is vegan as it comes from a palm tree however the way it is planted and harvested is definitely not vegan, you can read more about it here: .

She asked for a recipe and here is the result of testing a few recipes.

These cookies are low in cholesterol, high in magnesium and selenium and unfortunately also high in sugar – so don’t overeat 😉

Yields 24

Vegen Sweet Potato Cookies

tbsp = teaspoon = 5ml - This recipe calls for mashed sweet potato, it's easiest to mash sweet potatoes while they are a bit warm. So if you are using a left over potato from the fridge, you can nudge it a bit to get it warmer.

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  • 100g / 1/2 cup sweet potato, cooked and mashed
  • 4 tbsp organic coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp date syrup
  • 0.5 cup / 120 ml almond milk
  • 2 cup / 280g wheat flour, whole-grain
  • 0.5 cup / 100 g sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 0.75 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 24 pecans (halves)


  1. Mix all your wet ingredients together.
  2. Add in all the dry ingredients but the almonds until everything turns to a texture like a dough.
  3. Put on a baking tray you should be able to make 24
  4. Add one half pecan on each cookie
  5. Bake at 350°F / 180°C for 20 minutes.
Cuisine: Vegan | Recipe Type: Snacks


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