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Capture the flavors of the season in these easy Sweet Potato Bites featuring Nutmeg and Cinnamon Triscuit Crackers!
One of my favorite things about the holiday season is all the parties! They are basically an excuse to eat yummy food. 🙂 And my favorite party food is appetizers. I love appetizers! Hot dips like Swiss Sweet Onion Dip, breads, cheeses, crackers-bite sized treats of any kind are the best.
I was inspired to make these Sweet Potato Bites when I saw the newest flavor of Triscuit crackers: Nutmeg & Cinnamon.
This is such a quick and simple recipe, and the subtly sweet flavor of the Nutmeg & Cinnamon Triscuit crackers is perfect for it. To make it even easier, I used canned sweet potatoes, but you could certainly roast your own fresh sweet potatoes and mash them up.
If you have a pressure cooker, you can make them in minutes! I love making Crockpot Express Sweet Potatoes.
Because of the already sweet flavors in the crackers as well as the marshmallows, I didn’t add any sugar to the sweet potatoes. Simply mash them up with a little butter, salt and pepper and you’re ready to go!
You can also press a pecan half into the top of the broiled marshmallows while they are still soft. My kids aren’t really fans of nuts, so I decided to skip them, but I do like the combination of sweet potatoes and pecans, so give it a try!
Quick, easy and perfect for a Christmas party-what more could you ask for?
Sweet Potato Bites: Triscuit Topper
- 1 box Nutmeg & Cinnamon flavor Triscuit crackers
- 1 can sweet potato (in syrup)
- 1 tbsp butter
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 cup mini marshmallows
- In a saucepan, simmer the sweet potatoes with butter and salt and pepper for 5 minutes. Drain off excess liquid.
- Mash up the potatoes and allow to cool. Add to a piping bag for easy construction.
- Place a dozen Triscuit crackers on a baking pan. Pipe about 1 tbsp of sweet potato mash onto each cracker.
- Top with 2-3 mini marshmallows and broil for 1-2 minutes until golden brown. You can also use a mini blow torch to roast the marshmallows.
- Repeat until ingredients are used up. You should get at least 3 dozen bites, depending on how much topping is added to each one.
- Optional: top each one with a pecan half
This post was originally sponsored by Triscuit.