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Maple-Topped Twice-Baked Sweet Potatos

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr


  • 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 tsp cinnamon divided
  • 2 tsp fresh grated nutmeg divided
  • 2 tsp ground ginger divided
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 3 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • maple syrup for garnish


  • Pierce potatoes with a fork. Bake at 400 degrees until tender; cool. Slice each potato in half lengthwise; scoop out baked insides, keeping skins intact. Place potato skins on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Mash baked potato in a bowl until smooth; add cream cheese, sour cream and one teaspoon each of spices. Mix well and spoon into potato skins. In a bowl, mix nuts, butter, brown sugar and remaining spices; sprinkle over top. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-25 minutes, or until hot and golden and yummy. Drizzle with warm maple syrup. Makes one dozen.
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