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Sweet Potato Tart

Total Time: 30 MIN Makes: 15 appetizers
Prep Time: 15 MIN Cook Time: 15 MIN

It’s easy to make Thanksgiving appetizers that can go well with other items on your holiday menu. Compliment your green beans,  spiced smoked ham and maple-glazed turkey with a wide range of easy-to-make Thanksgiving appetizers that will satisfy guests’ diverse tastes.

  • 1 tsp. canola oil
  • 3/4 cup sweet potatoes, cooked, mashed
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 2 tsp. milk
  • 2 tsp. pancake syrup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 package (15 count) Athens® Graham Cracker Flavor or Traditional Phyllo Shells
  • 2 tablespoons ground walnuts, for garnish
  • Alternate garnish:
    • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
    • 1/4 cup julienne-cut onions


In small bowl, combine all ingredients except shells and walnuts. Whip until smooth.

Spoon or pipe about 2 tablespoons of filling into each Phyllo Shell. Garnish with ground walnuts.

Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes. Serve warm.

For alternate garnish: In a small skillet, heat oil over medium heat and slowly sauté onions until fully caramelized and dark brown – about 5 minutes.


Calories 51.96 (43% from fat); Fat 2.51g (sat 0.5g, mono 0.9g, poly 0.8g); Carb 6.77g; Fiber 0.62g; Cholesterol 0.85mg; Iron 0.28mg; Sodium 33.49mg; Calcium 8.1mg