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  • Writer's pictureJessica Larit

Sweet Potato Pecan Streusel!

If you love sweet potatoes then you need to try this healthy recipe!! It is one of my favorite side dishes and always a big hit at Thanksgiving and the holidays!! Sweet potatoes are highly nutritious, and are packed with vitamin A, C, D, calcium, iron, and more!


-4 cups of sweet potato (around 2 1/2 large sweet potatoes~roasted)

-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

-1 1/4 tablespoons pure maple syrup

-2 tablespoons oat milk (any milk will work)

-1 tablespoon of salted butter

-1 egg

-1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

-Pinch of allspice

-1/4 teaspoon salt

-Pinch of nutmeg


-3 tablespoons salted butter (melted)

-1/3 cup quick rolled oats

-1/4 cup all purpose flour (you can substitute GF flour)

1/4 cup of dark brown sugar (packed)

-1/3 cup of chopped pecans

Next Step:

-Preheat oven to 400 F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

-Wash and dry the sweet potatoes.

-Line them up on the baking sheet and poke 4-5 holes into each sweet potato.

-Roast for 45 minutes to 1 hour. (Until a fork easily inserts into the sweet potato)

-Take out and turn the oven to 350 F.

-Let the sweet potatoes cool until you can handle them comfortably. (around 5-10 minutes)

-Then peel the skin off the top of the sweet potato. (It will peel very easily)

-Scoop out the inside of the sweet potato.

-You should get 4 cups total.

-Add the sweet potato to a large mixing bowl.

-Then add in the syrup, oat milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, allspice, and butter.

-Using a hand mixer, mix until combined.

-Then add in the egg and continue to mix on high until you have a light and smooth sweet potato.

-Pour the sweet potato mixture into an 8x8 baking dish. Set aside.

-To make the streusel add the oats, brown sugar, flour, pecans, and melted butter into a small bowl. Mix with your hands until a nice crumble forms.

-Sprinkle the crumble all over the sweet potatoes.

-Bake for 25 minutes.

-Take out and serve immediately!


*For more recipes, please visit my Instagram page @a.sprinkle.of.sweet

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