Here’s a recipe that is so good I don’t even want to measure it. So I am not going to. I will simply give you the ingredients and leave it to you to decide how much of each ingredient to use. Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes – 1 large Pecans – 1 cup Everything else – 1 Tbsp butter, 3 Tbsp sunflower seed oil, 1 Tbsp honey, pinch salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, 1/2 tsp vanilla, 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and you know what that means: you have to start thinking about the menu! There are so many great ways to serve sweet potatoes that it can be hard to choose just one. You could make them into a tasty vegetable casserole, you could serve them plain or you could add a delicious variety of toppings. But maybe you’re thinking that might be too much effort. Fear not! This post is going to show you how to make a tasty and simple sweet potato recipe that will keep your family happy and your budget in check.

This bread is so simple and easy to make and I love that it is made with whole wheat flour and sweet potatoes! The sweet potatoes bake right into the bread and then it has this amazing texture that is so nice to eat!

It’s never tasted so wonderful to be a part of something new. Try these delicious Roasted Pecan Sweet Potato Boats instead of the traditional sweet potato casserole. They’re ideal for serving in a group situation and are very easy to prepare! A new sweet and savory Christmas tradition is born from the combination of fresh and tasty ingredients.

It’s hard to pass up a yummy sweet potato dish when the holiday rolls around. But sometimes I get tired of the same old stuff. This recipe offers a spin on a holiday-table staple. In a weird-Covid-era fall, these also offer a great alternative to the buffet-style eating. Each boat is individually created to offer all the yummy tastes and flavors in one small little nicely-packed side dish. You can always cater to those with nut allergies by putting the roasted pecans on the side and allowing those who want them to heap ‘em on top as they go!

What is the best method for preparing a potato?

I’ve discovered that the best methods to cook a potato are in the oven, which is the conventional method, or in an instant pot, which is the fast method! To bake in the oven, wash the potato and pierce it with a fork before placing it on a baking pan. Bake for 50-60 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit in a preheated oven. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool. Place 1 cup of water in the Instant Pot’s base and the trivet on top. Place all of the sweet potatoes in the container and close the lid, pressing the vent to the ‘Seal’ position. Select ‘Manual’ and set the timer for 13 minutes (small/medium potatoes). Set the timer for 19 minutes for big potatoes. Allow a 10-minute natural pressure release once the cook time has passed. Release the residual pressure using a long utensil and gently remove. Allow them to cool completely before continuing with the process.

What makes a sweet potato different from a normal potato?

A sweet potato and a white potato have a lot of characteristics. They are similar in terms of starch, protein, and calories. The traits that distinguish them, however, are the most notable. Sweet potatoes contain a lot more sugar and Vitamin A than white potatoes, and baked sweet potatoes have a lot more carbs and fat than white potatoes. Sweet potatoes outperformed white potatoes in terms of vitamin C and A, while white potatoes outperformed sweet potatoes in terms of vitamins B1, B3, and folic acid. As you can see, they both have advantages, and it all depends on how the root vegetable is prepared and cooked. They both offer a plethora of health advantages, which motivates me to keep them on the menu on a regular basis!


Our Roasted Pecan Sweet Potato Boats are made with the following ingredients:

  • Sweet potatoes are a kind of potato.
  • Brown Sugar is a kind of sugar that is used
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Butter
  • Pecans

To create our Roasted Pecan Sweet Potato Boats, follow these steps:

The first step is to prepare the sweet potatoes according to your preferences. Methods of preparation suggested:


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Wash the sweet potato and prick it all over with a fork. Cook for 50 to 60 minutes on a baking pan. Remove from the oven after approximately an hour and set aside to cool.

Using an Instant Pot:

  • In the bottom of the Instant Pot, pour 1 cup of water. After that, set the tiny trivet on top of the sweet potatoes. Place the lid on top and turn the valve to the ‘seal’ position. Set the timer to ‘manual,’ and the duration to 13 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for the pressure to naturally relax once the time has passed. After 10 minutes, gently remove the remaining pressure and open the lid. Remove the potatoes and set them aside to cool before continuing.

Cut the sweet potatoes in half lengthwise and gently scoop out the insides with a spoon after they’ve been cooked. Leave a very thin layer to allow the skin to retain its form. In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the inside ingredients.


Toss together the sweet potato, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a mixing bowl. Mix until everything is well combined.


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Return the mixture to the boat with care. You should be able to neatly fill all of the skins!


In a skillet, combine the topping ingredients: cinnamon, water, and brown sugar while the oven is preheating. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Preheat the oven to medium-high.


1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pecans 1 cup pe It’s entirely up to you whether you leave them intact or dice them. Allow to heat for a further 2 minutes after thoroughly stirring and combining. Remove from heat and stir one more. Place the nuts on top of each sweet potato boat equally and bake for 20 minutes.


Remove from the oven after 20 minutes and serve!


There’s nothing quite like eating Christmas cuisine when the weather cools down and planning seasonal menus for family gatherings. You won’t be sorry you added this to your collection. Make this meal the “new normal,” as everyone seems to be saying. (I, too, rolled my eyes.) And to be ready for that mother-in-law who also makes you roll your eyes?? Try these delicious autumn drinks I made just for you!

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15-minute prep time

Time to cook: 20 minutes

35-minute total time


  • 4 sweet potatoes, medium
  • a half cup of brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cinnamon powder
  • nutmeg (1/2 teaspoon)
  • salted butter, 1/2 cup (1 stick)
  • Topping:
  • Pecans, 1 cup
  • a half cup of brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of water
  • a pinch of cinnamon


  1. Cook sweet potatoes according to the directions in the article.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. After the sweet potatoes have cooled, cut them in half lengthwise.
  4. Scoop out the sweet potato’s contents and combine with 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, and 1/2 cup room temperature salted butter in a large mixing basin. Completely combine the ingredients.
  5. Place the sweet potato skins on a baking sheet and spoon the mixture back into them.
  6. To make the topping, in a pan over medium-high heat, combine the brown sugar, water, and cinnamon. Bring the mixture to a boil, then add 1 cup of pecans. Heat for 2 minutes after mixing. Spoon the nuts on top of the sweet potato boats after 2 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Remove from the oven and serve!

Information about nutrition:



Size of Serving:

1 tbsp. per serving 332 calories 21g total fat 8g Saturated Fat 0g trans fat 12 g of unsaturated fat Cholesterol: 31 milligrams Sodium: 118 milligrams 37 g carbohydrate 4 g fiber 26 g sugar 3 g protein

(Nutritional information is an estimate that may vary depending on cooking techniques and ingredient brands utilized.)

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When Thanksgiving rolls around and you are looking for a fun twist to your holiday menu, why not try making these boats instead of traditional turkey or sweet potatoes? I like to make a big batch of these and they can be baked up to ten days in advance and stored in the refrigerator.. Read more about sweet potato boats chicken and let us know what you think.

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