Sweet potato and orange oaty cookies

Orange sweet potato cookies

How can you get a picky eater to eat vegetables in their packed lunch? Bake with them! These sweet potato cookies are ridiculously easy to make, totally moreish and delicious, free from refined sugar, suitable for vegans, are nut free and freeze well. They’re my new favourite bake.
Course Snack
Cuisine International
Keyword sweet potato cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10
Author Mandy Mazliah


  • 130 g cooked sweet potato or sweet potato purée
  • 130 g oats
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 30 g raisins
Metric - US Customary


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan)/200°C/gas mark 6.
  2. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.
  3. Place 130g cooked sweet potato, 130g oats and 2 tbsp orange juice into a food processor or high powered blender and pulse until combined.

  4. Stir through 30g raisins.

  5. Roll into ten small balls. Place onto the baking tray and flatten with your hands or with the back of a fork.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  8. These freeze well. Place a little greaseproof paper between each cookie, or freeze flat on a tray to stop them from sticking together.