Holiday Series: 3 Sweet Potato Tartlets

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May. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Sweet potatoes/Yams 2 Pound
Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
Pie crust 3 , roll (cut into 4½ inch discs)
Eggs 2
Melted butter 3 Tablespoon
Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Light brown sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Ground nutmeg 3/4 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Half & half 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Kosher salt 1/4 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Prepare a baking sheet lined with foil.

3. Rub some canola or vegetable oil over the sweet potatoes, poke them with a fork, and place it in the baking tray.

MAKING

4. Bake the potatoes for 60 – 90 minutes, depending on the size of the potatoes

5. Once the potatoes are done and tender, scoop out the flesh in a bowl, you need at least 2 cups of sweet potatoes mash.

6. In a large bowl combine the sweet potatoes along with eggs, the sugar, butter, nutmeg, cinnamon, half n half, salt and vanilla extract to it and blend it with a hand blender.

7. Keep beating until you get a smooth consistency; scrap the sides with a spatula.

8. Once done, keep aside.

9. Roll the dough and cut 12 circles about 4 ½ inch circles.

10. In a greased muffin tin, put the circles in such a way that the dough touches the bottom.

11. Poke holes in the dough and bake them for 8 minutes.

12. Once done, fill the sweet potato mixture in it and bake for 30 minutes.

SERVING

13. Serve the sweet potatoes tartlets after a hearty meal.

TIPS

Do not scrape the mixture from the beater just discard and wash them.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 130 Minutes
Ready In: 130 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 936Calories from Fat 374

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.6%

Saturated Fat 17 g85%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 671 mg27.96%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.3%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 48 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet