Crunchy granola topping adds just the right touch to these tender and delicious sweet potatoes.
6 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup maple syrup (real or flavored)
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 maple brown sugar crunchy granola bars, crushed
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
Place potato pieces in a large saucepan; add enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low and cook uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
Add whipping cream, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, maple syrup,brown sugar and salt to potatoes in saucepan. Mash with electric mixer until smooth. Spoon into an 8×8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
In a small bowl, mix together the crushed granola bars and 2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine; sprinkle over the potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and topping is crisp. Makes 8 servings.