Sweet Potato Molasses Cookies

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Delightful Desserts!

As CKA always says, veggies don’t only have to be side dishes! Here’s a great way to make your dessert full of antioxidant rich sweet potatoes! Who needs Tollhouse when you can have these cookies jam-packed full of vitamin A, vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6?! Enjoy!

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg 
1/2 cup molasses
1 cup grated, raw sweet potatoes
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt 
1/2 tsp. baking soda 
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. cinnamon 
1/2 tsp. ginger 
¼ cup milk 

Cream together the butter and sugar. Add egg and beat thoroughly. Blend in the molasses and sweet potatoes. Add the dry ingredients that have been sifted together, then the milk. Mix thoroughly. Drop from a teaspoon 2 inches apart on a well-greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until set and lightly brown.

Serving Size: 1 dozen

Cook Time: 20 minutes