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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Sneaky Healthy Holiday Treats


Why not sneak some vegetables into your holiday baking? Brilliant - I know!

 The kids won't mind, and I'm sure neither will you. We are excited to share these three healthy treat recipes for healthy holiday baking this year. They are all super easy and healthy, but taste delicious. ~Enjoy!



GOBLIN BROWNIESIngredients1 19.5 oz. box Fudge brownie mix
2 Eggs, slightly beaten
1 15 oz. can Veg-All Original Mixed Vegetables, pureed
1 cup Walnuts, chopped
DirectionsPreheat oven to 350. Beat eggs. Mix together boxed brownie mix adding eggs and Veg-All. Top with walnuts and bake according to package.


SWEET POTATO COOKIES Ingredients1 18.25 oz. box Orange cake mix (may substitute spice cake mix)
2 Eggs or egg substitute
1 15 oz. can Princella or Sugary Sam Cut Sweet Potatoes, drained and mashed
1/3 cup Pecans, chopped (optional)
1 15.75 oz. tub Low-fat vanilla frosting
DirectionsPreheat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with vegetable spray. Mix all ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet. Bake for approximately 10 minutes. Cool. Optional: Warm frosting in microwave or on low heat in saucepan on stovetop until thin. Drizzle over top of cookies.

CHOCOLATE CHIP SWEET POTATO BARSIngredients2 cups Flour
2 tsp. Baking powder
2 tsp. Ground cinnamon
1 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Salt
4 Eggs, beaten
1 15 oz. can Princella or Sugary Sam Mashed Yams or Cut Yams, drained and mashed
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1 cup Cooking oil
2/3 cup Mini chocolate chips
1 can Chocolate frosting
DirectionsPreheat oven to 350°F. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, soda and salt; set aside. In another bowl, combine eggs, sweet potatoes, sugar and oil; beat until combined. Add dry ingredients; beat until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips. Spread batter in un-greased 10x15-inch baking pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool. Frost with chocolate frosting. Cut into bars.

1 comment:

  1. i was wondering on your veggie brownies, do you drain the Veg-All?

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