PP: Sweet Potato Banana Cookies

Chef:  Vicki Brett-Gach
Makes:  18 to 20 cookies
Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time:  15-20 minutes
Total Time:  25-30 minutes


  • 1 small to medium sweet potato, baked, steamed, or microwaved (approx. 3/4 c)
  • 2 bananas, mashed
  • 1/4 c unsweetened apple butter
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 4 pitted Medjool dates, minced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper, and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mash sweet potato with a fork. Add mashed bananas, along with remaining ingredients to the bowl, and mix thoroughly until smooth and creamy. 
  4. Scoop batter evenly with a tablespoon onto prepared cookie sheet to form approximately 18 cookies.  
  5. Bake cookies for 15-20 minutes, or until tops of cookies are dry and firm to the touch.  Allow to rest on cooling rack for a few minutes, and serve warm.

Vicki Brett-Gach is a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Educator and a Certified Personal Chef.  Follow her blog, Ann Arbor Vegan Kitchen [http://www.annarborvegankitchen.com] at AnnArborVeganKitchen.com for new recipes as soon as they are published.

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