Thanksgiving recipes: Sweet Potato bites.

Ever since we got married, our Thanksgivings have been with friends. I always volunteer to bring “appetizers” (and desserts) I can’t tell you how nice it is to bring something unique, flavorful, and EASY to make.

A few years ago I found this recipe on BUZZFEED, and it has been a CROWD FAVORITE.

Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Bites

ingredients:

3 large Sweet Potato
1 package Whipped cream cheese
1 package Pecans
(you can do bacon instead of pecans, for a
more savory flavor.)
1 TBL Olive Oil
dash of salt and pepper

Cook time:

40 minutes
+ prep time
+ cool down = 60 minutes

Directions:

  1. prep sweet potatoes: wash, dry, slice into 1/2 inch disks, toss in olive oil. (as pictured)
  2. Place on paper-lined cookie sheet, and sprinkle with salt & pepper.
  3. Roast at 375 for 40 minutes, flipping them after 20 minutes. I like mine to be crispy, but the most important thing is that they are cooked all the way through.
  4. Allow time to cool!! (room temp)
  5. Whipped Cream Cheese: spread on each piece (as desired.)
  6. Top them off with either your chopped/toasted pecans, or bacon.

THESE ARE AMAZING! Enjoy!

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Him and Her. Life and Narrative. Married, partnered, friends. Simple and sweet. The ups and downs together. Be kind, be caring, be loving. A theatre artist and a military officer. Living in Georgia, often long distance. We explore, we write, we share. We love to travel, eat, listen to music, try new things, be present each day, and live a minimal lifestyle.

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