Iced Sweet Potato Spice Cookies

Oh, hello there, fall. Here’s a lovely little cookie for you.

Iced Sweet Potato Spice Cookies
Adapted from Allrecipes

2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup pureed sweet potato
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1-2 Tbs milk
1 1/2 tsp butter, melted
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt into a medium bowl and set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter and sugars. Add the sweet potato puree, egg, and vanilla to the butter mixture, and beat until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients just until incorporated. Drop on cookie sheet by tablespoonfuls. Bake for 13-15 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies, then drizzle glaze on with a spoon.

To Make Glaze: Combine confectioners’ sugar, cinnamon, 1 tablespoon milk, melted butter, and vanilla. Add more milk as needed, to achieve drizzling consistency.


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