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Whenever I take my little guy to the store with me and he gets very excited in the produce section, running around like a wild man grabbing anything and everything. Usually I put most of it back but this time he insisted on getting a bag of cubed sweet potatoes. I usually buy them whole, but had an ah ha! moment: They would make perfect appetizers for our Kidtastic New Years Eve party! See how I transformed ordinary cubes into extraordinary bites of sweet potato goodness after the jump…


  • Bag O’ Sweet Potatoes 1 of 11
    Bag O' Sweet Potatoes
    Look what I got!
  • Placing on the tray 2 of 11
    Placing on the tray
    One at a time. This is going to take forever.
  • Drop and Toss 3 of 11
    Drop and Toss
    I knew there was a faster way!
  • Olive oil drizzle 4 of 11
    Olive oil drizzle
    If mom only knew the olive oil damage I could do.
  • Divided into thirds 5 of 11
    Divided into thirds
  • One for brown sugar and cinnamon 6 of 11
    One for brown sugar and cinnamon
  • One for salt and pepper 7 of 11
    One for salt and pepper
  • One for marshmallows 8 of 11
    One for marshmallows
  • This one is for eating 9 of 11
    This one is for eating
  • Want one? 10 of 11
    Want one?
  • Yummy Sweet Potato Bites 11 of 11
    Yummy Sweet Potato Bites

Sweet Potato Bites Recipe

2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes

olive oil

mini marshmallows

1 tablespoon brown sugar

1/8 teaspoon cinnamon sugar

sea salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place cubed sweet potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil. Cook for 25 to 35 minutes or until soft and starting to brown. Remove from oven and divide sweet potatoes into 3 equal parts. Sprinkle 1/3 with sea salt and pepper, another 1/3 with brown sugar and cinnamon, and place toothpicks into each. With the final 1/3 stick a mini marshmallow on a toothpick followed by a cube of sweet potato. Place the marshmallow and sweet potato skewers into the oven for 2 minutes or until marshmallow just begin to melt. Remove from oven and serve on a tray.

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