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Maple Topped Sweet Potato Skins


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  • 6 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 c. sour cream
  • 2 t. cinnamon, divided
  • 2 t. nutmeg, divided
  • 2 t. ground ginger, divided
  • 2 c. chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 3 T. butter, softened
  • 1/4 c. brown sugar, packed
  • Garnish: maple syrup, apple slices, additional nuts



Step 1

Pierce potatoes with a fork. Bake at 400 degrees or microwave on high setting until tender; cool. Slice each potato in half lengthwise; scoop out baked insides, keeping skins intact. Mash baked potato in a mixing bowl until smooth; add cream cheese, sour cream and one teaspoon each of spices. Mix well and spoon into potato skins. Mix nuts, butter, brown sugar and remaining spices; sprinkle over top. Place potato skins on an ungreased baking sheet; bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Drizzle with warm syrup; garnish as desired. Serves 12.

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