15 Sweet Potato Dessert Recipes Loaded With Veggies
By: Amanda Suazo
With these sweet potato dessert recipes, your paleo treats come with a satisfying twist. Each delicious bite swaps the sugar, gluten, and grains with starchy sweetness that will keep you satisfied.
Sweet potatoes come loaded with benefits, even if you enjoy them in dessert recipes. These tubers contains beneficial vitamins, antioxidants, and soluble fiber, plus a naturally sweet flavor that pairs well with your favorite treats.
Enjoy sweet potato dessert recipes for all your cool and creamy cravings — including cookies, cake, and ice cream:
Sweet potato dessert recipes: Cookies, brownies & bread
Sink your teeth into the perfect sweet potato dessert: These brownies get their flavor from melty cacao butter and cinnamon, while a chocolate avocado frosting creates a silky finish.
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This sweet potato dessert will satisfy all your fall cravings. Mix your mashed potato with warm spices like ginger, cloves, and cinnamon, then bake for perfectly moist and tender cookies. Stay more Bulletproof with this recipe and use raw honey and Ceylon cinnamon, plus avoid eating nutmeg too often.
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With a super-smooth blend of avocado and sweet potato, this poppable dessert recipe skips the dry corners you’d otherwise find in your brownie pan. Raw cacao and chocolate chips make each bite totally rich and sweet — but to keep it more Bulletproof, use raw honey and chocolate with at least 85% cacao.
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Make this cafe-worthy sweet potato dessert with about 20 minutes of prep time, using paleo pantry staples like almond flour, avocado oil, and apple cider vinegar. Just make a few swaps to stay more Bulletproof: Trade pumpkin pie spice for Ceylon cinnamon, use full-fat canned coconut milk instead of almond milk, and use powdered erythritol in your glaze instead of sugar. Save maple syrup for special occasions.
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Just about anyone will love this sweet potato dessert, since it contains wholesome ingredients and makes perfectly fudgy bars. For a more Bulletproof spin on this recipe, use raw almond butter, full-fat canned coconut milk, and Ceylon cinnamon — plus, avoid eating maple syrup too often and bake your sweet potato instead of microwaving.
Sweet potato dessert recipes: Cake, frosting & pie
A classic sweet potato dessert gets a grain-free upgrade. With over a pound of sweet potatoes nestled into crust with coconut flour and grass-fed ghee, this recipe tastes so sweet that you don’t need to add much more sweetener. Use traditional orange sweet potatoes, or try purple varieties — either way, it will be the star at your holiday dessert table.
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Wow even the toughest cake critics with this sweet potato dessert. A mix of coconut flour and mashed sweet potato keep the cake base perfectly moist, while dark chocolate chips and coconut cream blend for the perfect fluffy frosting. To keep it more Bulletproof, use raw honey and chocolate with at least 85% cacao.
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Never leave cake naked again: This sweet potato dessert whips simple ingredients together into the perfect fluffy topping for all your gluten-free treats. To make it more Bulletproof, use raw honey, liquid stevia, or liquid monk fruit drops to sweeten.
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No pie plate, no problem. You only need a muffin tin to prep this sweet potato dessert recipe, and it still produces a smooth filling and buttery crust. A mix of tigernut, coconut, and arrowroot flours make up your crust, while a spiced sweet potato puree serves as your filling. Keep this one more Bulletproof and swap coconut sugar with non-GMO erythritol, use grass-fed ghee, and avoid eating maple syrup too often.
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Each buttery slice of this sweet potato dessert stays totally gluten-free, thanks to simple ingredients like coconut oil, almond flour, and cinnamon. Stay Bulletproof with each buttery slice and use Ceylon cinnamon and a high-quality pumpkin pie spice, plus avoid eating maple syrup too often.
Sweet potato dessert recipes: Pudding and ice cream
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No gelatin needed! Sweet potato makes this dessert thick and rich, while non-dairy milk and chai tea add spice and sweetness. To stay more Bulletproof, use full-fat canned coconut milk and a fresh, high-quality chai tea.
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This creamy and sweet dessert will satisfy your vegan friends, too, since it needs no dairy or eggs. Simply blend your mashed potato with non-dairy milk and sweetener, then freeze and blend again! To make it more Bulletproof, use full-fat canned coconut milk and trade maple syrup for liquid stevia or monk fruit drops.
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Make this sweet potato dessert for a more traditional spin on pudding that stays dairy-free. Vanilla and sea salt add a flavorful punch to the cacao and coconut milk base, which only takes minutes to blend together. To stay more Bulletproof, avoid eating maple syrup too often.
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Get all the fall feels with this sweet potato dessert. With only five ingredients and some time in your ice cream maker, this real food treat tastes amazing year-round. For a more Bulletproof approach, use Ceylon cinnamon and avoid eating maple syrup too often.
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Although this sweet potato dessert uses no eggs, it gets a thick and creamy texture with the help of grass-fed gelatin. Blend with warm spices like ginger and cinnamon, then top your wiggly dessert with whipped coconut cream for a delicious low-histamine treat. Use Ceylon cinnamon and avoid eating too much nutmeg to keep this recipe Bulletproof-approved.
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