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Sweet Potato Pie Bars


Ingredients for filling:

  • 3 lb sweet potato
  • 5 eggs, yolks only
  • 1 1/4 C nonfat plain yogurt
  • 3/4 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients for crust:

  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 C sugar
  • 1 C oats
  • 1 C whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 C Canola Oil

Ingredients for topping:

  • 1 C pecans, chopped, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp Maple Syrup


Mise en Place

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Grease a 13×9 pan and set aside.
  • Wash and dry sweet potatoes. Peel.
  • Separate yolks from whites and set aside.
  • Chop pecans, and toast in a skillet over medium heat until browned.
  • Measure out all ingredients

Prepare Sweet Potatoes

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Add potatoes to the boiling water and cook until they are fork tender.
  • Remove from heat and drain. Allow to cool.
  • Once cooled, scoop out the orange flesh, place in a medium bowl and mash.

Prepare Crust

  • In a food processor, add cinnamon, sugar, oats, and flour.
  • Pulse until oats are ground. Remove and place in a medium bowl.
  • In the middle of the dry ingredients, create a well.
  • Add egg whites and oil.
  • Mix until ingredients are well combined.
  • Press crust mixture into prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes.

Create Filling

  • Place sweet potatoes in the bowl of a stand mixer and beat with the paddle attachment.
  • Add yogurt, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, egg yolks, and salt.
  • Beat until well combined..

Bake Pie Bars

  • Pour this batter into the baked crust.
  • Pour this batter into the baked crust.
  • Sprinkle pecans on top and drizzle with maple syrup.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes or until the filling reaches 165-180 degrees F.
  • Remove from oven and cool.


  • Slice into bars.
  • Serve and enjoy!
  • Keep refrigerated.

Recipe in Action

  • 1 Servings
  • Difficulty: Difficult
Click here for Nutrition Facts Nutrition Tip

Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A. This vitamin can help keep your eyesight sharp and strong!

Cultural Facts

Sweet potatoes actually come in many different colors including orange, white, yellow, red, and purple!