Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Chestnuts

Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Chestnuts

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Spiced Sweet Potatoes with Chestnuts

Try this version of sweet potatoes to round out the flavors with sweet, spicy and crunch all included!

Recipe Courtesy of Cooking.com.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 8

Facts per Serving

Calories: 346 Fat, Total: 10g Carbohydrates, Total: 61g
Cholesterol: 23mg Sodium: 476mg Protein: 4g
Fiber: 8g % Cal. from Fat: 26% % Cal. from Carbs: 71%


  • 3 pounds whole unpeeled sweet potatoes (dark red-skinned sweet potatoes; also known as yams)
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 15- to 16-ounce can chestnut puree
  • 5 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1 Preheat oven to 400ºF. Line baking sheet with foil. Butter 8x8x2-inch ceramic baking dish. Pierce yams in several places with fork. Bake until yams are very tender, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Reduce temperature to 375ºF. Cool slightly. Peel skins from yams. Puree yams through food mill and into large bowl.
  • 3 Mix 6 tablespoons butter into yams. Add chestnut purée, 3 tablespoons brown sugar and next 5 ingredients; mash until smooth. Spoon yam mixture into prepared dish. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Return to room temperature before baking.)
  • 4 Dot top of yams with remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Bake until heated through and bubbly, about 30 minutes.


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