A stack of Sweet Potato Blondie Bars on a white plate.

Sweet Potato Blondie Bars

Made with roasted sweet potatoes and Born Sweet® Zing™ Baking Blend, these blondie bars are sweet and almost pumpkin-like. A fall treat you can indulge in! This post is sponsored by Zing™ Baking Blend and SheKnows Media.

A stack of Sweet Potato Blondie Bars on a white plate.
Sweet Potato Blondie Bars

Sweet Potato Blondies

Use roasted sweet potatoes in these better-for-you Sweet Potato Blondie Bars. An autumn treat you can indulge in!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Calories 131kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup mashed sweet potatoes about 1 small sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup currants

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° F. Prepare an 8×8 pan, lining it with parchment paper and spraying with cooking spray.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fully. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly with each addition. Add vanilla extract and mashed sweet potatoes and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the flour mixture and stir until just combined. Mix in chocolate chips and currants.
  • Spread in prepared pan, smoothing top with a spatula. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until an inserted toothpick is clean.
  • Cool on a wire rack, then cut into squares. Store in an airtight container for up to a week.

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 65mg | Potassium: 143mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1036IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg
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Comments

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  1. Susan Smith

    I would bake banana bread using Born Sweet® Zing™ Baking Blend.

    Reply
  2. ELIZABETH P

    I would love to try to make some pumpkin tartlets with Zing. truckredford(at)Gmail(dot)Com

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  3. Jessie+C.

    tweet-https://twitter.com/tcarolinep/status/656674505201287168

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  4. Laura J

    Oh those look so yummy!!!  So neat with the sweet potatoes!  I have to try that!!  I would love to try it in my oatmeal raisin bars!

    Reply
  5. Julie+Wood

    tweet-https://twitter.com/JewelWood/status/656455994680061952

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  6. Julie Wood

    I am going to be making my Pumpkin Spice Walnut bread that I make this time every year! I love your Sweet Potato Blondies. How healthy.

    Reply
  7. Lisa+Brown

    twet-https://twitter.com/LuLu_Brown24/status/656453481784410112

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  8. Carolsue

    I would bake chocolate chip or white choc. macadamia cookies

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  9. Gina+M

    tweet–https://twitter.com/WildOrchid985/status/655883899629867008

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  10. Gina M

    I will make a lighter version of my favorite chocolate chip cookies.

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  11. D+SCHMIDT

    TWEETED https://twitter.com/mummytotwoboys1/status/655072537265750016

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  12. OFG

    Chocolate Chip Banana Brown Butter Cake!
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  13. heather

    I would bake the Peanut Butter and Banana Cake recipe from their site using Born Sweet® Zing™ Baking Blend.

    Reply
  14. Vickie

    Wow one of the easiest BlogHer contest entries ever..is this all.?
    I am starting fall we my delicious pumpkin iced cookies.

    Reply
  15. Erika

    I’d love to bake lots of sugar cookies this Christmas!

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    Reply
  16. Madeline

    I’ll use the Born Sweet® Zing™ Baking Blend to make their cinnamon apple muffins. They look tasty!

    Reply
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