Cranberry Cookies Made with Sweet Potato

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks
Cranberry cookies

Who doesn’t love a delicious, decadent, sweet cookie for dessert? Finding a balance between your sweet tooth and your healthy diet is often no easy task, but we’re here to let you in on a recipe that is certain to curb the sweet cravings, all while keeping you on track with your healthy diet. Let us introduce you to these mouthwatering Cranberry Cookies.

These are far from your average cookies. In fact, they’re made with sweet potato. The soft and sweet flavor that a sweet potato provides makes for the perfect base for a tasty dessert. Combined with rich flavors from cinnamon and cranberry, these cookies are to die for. What makes these Cranberry Cookies even better? They are made in five simple steps, so they’re not only delicious and Nutrisystem-approved, they’re also super simple to prepare! Talk about a diet win.

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Blend your mashed sweet potato, canola oil, baking soda, eggs, wheat flour, cinnamon and Stevia, stir in your dried cranberries and voila! You’re ready to scoop your cookie dough onto a cookie sheet and pop it in the oven. Within 10 minutes, you’ll be indulging in a sweet treat that won’t completely derail your healthy diet. This recipe yields 12 cookies, and two cookies count as one serving. Each serving clocks in at just 163 calories and counts as just one SmartCarb and two Extras on your Nutrisytem meal plan.

Although these cookies make the perfect flex snack, it’s easy to overindulge. To avoid overdoing it with this Nutrisystem-approved snack, be sure to log your Cranberry Cookies in your NuMi app to ensure you are staying on track with your healthy eating. You can easily log your Cranberry Cookies right here on the NuMi app >

Ready to try another sweet treat? Try this Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Crumble > or these Mini No-Bake Lemon Coconut Cheesecake Bites >

Servings: 6 (2 cookies)

Calories per Serving: 163

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb and 2 Extras

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • 2 packets stevia

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor except dried cranberries. Puree until smooth.
  3. Stir in dried cranberries.
  4. Scoop spoonfuls of dough onto a parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes or until cookies are golden brown.