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Heart Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins
These delicious, sweet potato muffins are wonderfully light, tender and aromatic and have just 186 calories each. Have one with a glass of nonfat milk for a nutritious breakfast, bake some for grab-and-go snacks or serve as a delicious side with soups, ham or turkey.
Preparation: 15 minutes  
Baking: 20 minutes  
Cooling: 5 minutes  
Time-To-Table: 40 minutes  
Serves: 12


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups Simply Potatoes® Mashed Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup AllWhites® egg whites*
  • 1/2 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/4 cup canola or light olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, if desired


1. Heat oven to 400°F. Grease the bottoms of 12 muffin cups**.

2. Mix flours, sugar, baking powder, pumpkin pie spice, and salt in medium bowl.

3. Lightly beat sweet potatoes, AllWhites egg whites, milk, and oil in a large bowl until well blended.

4. Gradually stir dry ingredients into sweet potato mixture, mixing just until dry ingredients are evenly moistened. Stir in pecans.

5. Evenly fill muffin cups***. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until browned around edges and a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan.

Tips & Substitutions:

*Better’n Eggs® may be substituted.

** Spoon the batter into mini muffin cups (you can get 24 from a single batch of batter) for perfect lunch box treats.

*** For a final touch of sweet crunch, sprinkle batter with a dusting of raw or turbinado sugar.






Amount Per Serving
4g 186
Protein Calories

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 muffin

Calories: 186 % Daily

Total Fat 7 (g)11%

Sat Fat 1 (g)3%

Trans Fat 0 (g) 

Cholesterol 1 (mg)0%

Sodium 285 (mg)12%

26 (g)9%

Dietary Fiber 2 (g)8%

Sugar 10 (g) 

Protein 4 (g)9%

Calcium 106 (mg)11%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.