Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
36 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
36 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Put the potatoes in a medium pot and cover with water. Bring water to a boil over medium heat and cook until soft, approximately 20 minutes. Use a fork to pierce the potato to see if it is tender. Drain the potatoes and let to cool.

When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel off the skin. Cut the potatoes into large chunks and add to a mixing bowl. Mash with a potato masher or fork. Add the sugars and mix thoroughly. Stir in the lemon zest, ground almonds, cinnamon, anise extract and honey.

Roll out 1 of the pastry sheets on a floured cutting board. Using a 3 to 3 1/2-inch biscuit cutter, cut out as many circles of the dough as possible. Put a dollop of sweet potato filling on each circle, then fold the circles in half to form a half moon. Press the edges together with a fork to seal and arrange on sheet tray lined with parchment. Repeat with the remaining pastry sheets and filling. Brush the top of each turnover with beaten egg.

Bake until golden brown, approximately 15 minutes. Remove and allow to cool for 5 minutes. Arrange on a serving platter, dust with powdered sugar and serve.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Quick Oats Sweet Potato Pancakes

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

Sweet Potato Salad

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Sweet Potato Steak Fries

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Sweet Potato Souffle

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet Potato Hash

Grilled Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Empanada

Recipe courtesy of Gina Neely|Pat Neely

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          10:30am | 9:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          11:30am | 10:30c

          Farmhouse Rules

          12:30pm | 11:30c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Chopped

          2pm | 1c

          Chopped

          3pm | 2c

          Chopped

          4pm | 3c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Bakers vs. Fakers

          10pm | 9c

          Cooks vs. Cons

          12am | 11c
          powered by PubExchange

          Get Cooking