Recipe courtesy of Sarah Schlichter, MPH, RDN, on behalf of the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission
Total time: 45 minutes Yield: 14 bites (1 bite per serving)
1 cup cooked sweetpotato
3/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup peanut butter (or desired nut butter)
3 tbsp honey
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
In large bowl, combine sweetpotato, oats, peanut butter, honey, ginger and cinnamon; stir until well combined. Refrigerate bowl about 20 minutes to firm.
Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Remove dough and portion into snack-sized bites. Gently roll bites in shredded coconut and refrigerate 15-20 minutes or freeze 10 minutes.
Remove from refrigerator or freezer and serve.