Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts

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I love sweet potatoes and often make them with eggs for breakfast, with fish and veggies for lunch or dinner and as of lately we’ve been baking them for a crispy snack. Since Valentines Day is right around the corner I thought it would be fun to make some sweet potato hearts. Originally we were just going to use a cookie cutter and make some sweet potato hearts sprinkled with sea salt and bake chips but I decided to add a sweet twist to them and made chocolate sweet potato hearts and add some shredded coconut.

Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts

We still baked the sweet potatoes and sprinkled with sea salt, but we then dipped into chocolate and topped with shredded coconut. It’s a different combo but these chocolate sweet potato hearts taste absolutely amazing, and even Joseph who’s my pickiest eaters was devouring them! See the easy to make chocolate sweet potato hearts with shredded coconut recipe below!

Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts

What you’ll need:

Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts
Sweet Potatoes
Heart Cookie Cutters
Sea Salt
Melting Chocolate
Shredded Coconut
Olive Oil

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Rinse sweet potatoes, dry and slice sweet potatoes. **If you want them really crispy slice as thin as you possibly can. My sweet potato hearts do not have chip crispiness, but they’re crispy enough to have a slight crunch.

Chocolate Sweet Potato HeartsToss hearts in olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch or two of sea salt.
Lay out on baking sheet and bake for about 1 hour and flipping half way through. **Bake for 2 hours if you’re going for chip like crispiness.Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts

Chocolate Sweet Potato HeartsRemove when crisp and edges have browned. Set aside to cool.
Melt chocolate (you can use a microwave at 30 second intervals or the handy Crock-Pot Little Dipper)
Once sweet potato hearts have cooled down, start dipping hearts into melted chocolate and then sprinkle with shredded coconut.

Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts

Chocolate Sweet Potato Hearts
Refrigerate until chocolate is firm and serve.

These chocolate sweet potato hearts recipe is perfect for Valentines day, desert or as a after school treat or dessert!

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More sweet treats below!

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Comments

  1. Chloe says

    I would have never thought sweet potato and chocolate would go together, but now I definitely have to try them! I love the heart shapes as well. Perfect for your loved ones 🙂

  2. Brijesh Mangla says

    Tell me about cravings, when my wife was pregnant with our first child i had to get an ice cream at 2 am in the morning and that too in Adelaide :). Thank you for the recipe.

  3. Lisa Rios says

    I love anything that involves chocolate and sweet potato is my favorite too. The recipe looks delicious as well as amazing with that heart shape and that melted chocolate with shredded coconut makes it just awesome!

  4. Katherine says

    Hi Jasmine,

    I loved this recipe so much that I featured it on my best of post, 37 Healthy Valentine’s Day Recipes: Indulge Without The Bulge.
    I have used one image and a small quote from this page, and have given full credit to you and linked back to this page.
    I would love it if you came and checked it out.

    Have a fantastic day!
    Katherine from GreenThickies.com

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