Sweet Potato (Mbatata) Cookies


1 cup Mashed Sweet Potatoes
4 Tablespoons of melted Butter
1¼ cups whole purpose Flour
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 slightly beaten Egg
½ cup packed Brown Sugar
½ Tsp. Salt
2 Tsp. Cinnamon
½ cup Raisins

Peel and rinse sweet potato. Place into small pot and cover with water. Cook over medium heat for about 20 minutes. Mash potatoes and set aside. Preheat oven to 375°. In a standing mixer, combine mashed sweet potatoes and melted butter. Mix for about 1 minute.Add other ingredients, one at a time and mix for up to 3 minutes. Spoon batter into lined cookie sheet and place in oven. Bake for 18 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and enjoy!

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