Sweet Potato Cookies Recipe (Malawi)

Sweet potatoes are very plentiful in Malawi, often eaten boiled or roasted as a snack and occasionally made into cookies!

Sweet Potato Cookies (Malawi)


3/4 cup mashed sweet potatoes
1/4 cup milk
4 tbsp melted margarine
1 1/4 cup sifted flour
2 tsp baking powder
4 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cinnamon


Preheat oven to 375 F
Mix sweet potatoes, milk and melted margarine and beat well
Sift and stir in the remaining ingredients
Turn onto a floured board, knead lightly and roll out to 1/2 an inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter
Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
Sprinkle some cinnamon and sugar mix on top


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