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The holidays aren’t complete without some sort of sweet potato addition to the holiday meal. This Twice Baked Candied Sweet Potato Recipe is so yummy.  Here’s the recipe if you want to give it a try!

Twice Baked Candied Sweet Potato Recipe

Sweet potatoes have got to be one of my absolute favorite potatoes. I usually bake five or six at the beginning of the week and have them for breakfast of lunch throughout the week.

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I usually keep them pretty simple with a little honey and some pecans, but this time I went a little crazy with them.

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I had to update some really outdated recipe photos from years ago, so we had a pre-Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving dinner in September. These Twice Baked Candied Sweet Potatoes were the center of attention. Everyone loved them.

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I think they’d be the perfect addition to your holiday meal. 

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Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats with a Brown Sugar Crunch Topping

Making of Twice Baked Candied Sweet Potatoes
  • Author: Melissa
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 45
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 3 baked sweet potatoes
  • 4 oz. of softened cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted softened butter
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. of nutmeg

Crunch Topping

  • 1 cup of Honey Bunches of Oats cereal
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup of chopped pecans
  • Butter (about 2 Tbsp.)


  1. Set the oven to 350 degrees and bake the sweet potatoes for about 40 minutes
  2. When the potatoes have cooled, slice them in half and scoop out the inside, reserving the shells for later
  3. Place the cooked sweet potato in a large bowl, and add the cream cheese, sugar, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg – Mix well
  4. Place the shells on a baking sheet, and fill each with the sweet potato mixture
  5. To crush your cereal, place the cereal in a zip-tight bag and crush it with a rolling pin or something heavy
  6. Add the sugar, and the pecans, and shake the bag to mix
  7. Spoon the topping onto each sweet potato boat
  8. Add a dollop of butter to each end of the boat
  9. Bake for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes have warmed through and the topping is golden


  • Serving Size: 6

Twice Baked Candied Sweet Potato Recipe  

Happy Holidays 

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~ Melissa – Kid Friendly Things To Do 

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