Gluten-Free Sweet Potato and Walnut Squares

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This gluten-free dessert is delightful and nutritious. Sweet potatoes are available all year round, but they are especially heartwarming during cool weather months. This sweet potato and walnut squares are wonderful for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Add some ice cream or whip cream and you will have a delicious dessert

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice flour
  • ¼ cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp. turbinado raw sugar
  • 1 tsp. GF baking powder (preferably aluminum-free)
  • ½ tsp. GF baking soda
  • ¼ melted butter
  • 1 medium size egg, lightly beaten
  • Filing
  • 1 ½ cups cold mashed sweet potatoes
  • ¼ cup turbinado raw sugar
  • 2 mediums size eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. GF ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla
  • Topping
  • 3 Tbsp. cold butter
  • 2 cups chopped raw walnuts
  • ¼ cup turbinado raw sugar
  • ½ tsp. GF ground cinnamon
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and baking soda. Set ¼ cup aside. Add butter and egg and mix until crumbly. Spread into an 8 x 8-inch baking pan lined with parchment paper and lightly press down
  • Whisk filling ingredients until creamy and pour over the crust
  • For the topping; combine butter and reserved flour mixture until crumbly. Stir in walnuts, sugar and cinnamon and then sprinkle over the filling
  • Bake for 50 minutes. Cool before slicing


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