Gluten-Free Sweet Potato and Walnut Squares

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Gluten-Free Sweet Potato and Walnut Squares to satisfy that craving for something sweet and healthy. A delicious and nutritious snack for anytime of the day. Add some ice cream or whipped cream and you will have a delicious dessert

Sweet potatoes are one of those vegetables that we can add to just about anything. The health benefits are astonishing, and they add sweetness to desserts. Another one of my favourite sweet potato recipes is the Simply Roasted Sweet Potatoes, it is also one of our most downloaded recipes. Enjoy!

 

 

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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