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Roasted Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Roasted mashed sweet potatoes along with butter, cream cheese, whipping cream, brown sugar, cinnamon, and ginger, come together to make a tasty side dish.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Roasted Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 273kcal
Author: Dawn


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes About 4 medium potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Scrub sweet potatoes and stick them with a fork several times.
  • Place on a baking dish and roasted the sweet potatoes for about an hour or until they are tender. Remove them from the oven.
  • Take a sharp knife and cut the sweet potatoes down the middle and pull them apart. Be careful because they are very hot. Scoop out the flesh of the potatoes and place into a mixing bowl. 
  • Add the remaining ingredients and with a potato masher or an electric hand mixer mix until the ingredients are well blended and potatoes are fluffy.


  1. Make sure to scrub the potatoes and poke several times with a fork.
  2. The cream cheese and butter should be at room temperature before adding them to the sweet potatoes.
  3. Use a sharp knife to cut the skins of the potatoes once they are roasted. Use a large spoon or a fork to help remove the skins. 
  4. Be careful removing the skins from the potatoes they will be very hot.
  5. Store the leftover sweet potatoes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days.
  6. The potatoes heat up nicely in the microwave.
Nutrition information is an estimate and may vary with brands of ingredients used.


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 45.8g | Protein: 3.2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5.5g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 71mg | Potassium: 1258mg | Fiber: 6.4g | Sugar: 3.7g | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg