Sweet Potato Puree with Cereal Streusel

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Prep Time: 15 Min

Total Time: 35 Min

Servings: 12 servings


  • 5 large sweet potatoes (about 3-1/2 lb.), baked, cooled
  • 2 cups Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Scoop potato flesh into medium bowl; mash well. Place in greased 9-inch square baking pan.
  2. Place cereal in resealable plastic bag; gently crush with hands or a rolling pin. Mix with brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon and butter. Sprinkle over sweet potatoes.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 min. or potatoes are heated through and streusel topping is hot and bubbly.

Tips and Suggestions

AHA!: The Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal adds a crunchy topping to this simple sweet potato puree making it elegant enough to serve to guests. AHA!: Turn ordinary into extra-ordinary by using you morning cereal to create a simple streusel topping. It's simple touches like this that your family will appreciate. Visual AHA!: Show whole casserole with a scoop removed to show sweet potato on the inside. How to Bake Sweet Potatoes: Preheat oven to 400°F. Prick potatoes with a fork, then place on a foil-covered baking sheet. Bake 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender. Make Ahead: Bake and mash potatoes up to a day ahead of time. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Sprinkle with streusel topping just before baking.


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