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Healthy Sweet Potato Muffins

These healthy sweet potato muffins are gluten-free and so easy to make, plus they are made with simple ingredients like oatmeal and chocolate chips. An easy breakfast recipe that can be prepped ahead, too!

Prep: 10Cook: 20Total: 30 minutes
Yield 12 muffins 1x


  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato (cooked by either roasting or steamed, then cooled)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups homemade oat flour (measured after grinding in blender)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Optional: chocolate chips and chopped pecans – about 1 cup each.


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and line a muffin tin with liners and nonstick spray.
  2. Make homemade oat flour by grinding oatmeal in a blender, measuring after blended.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk mashed sweet potato, coconut oil, eggs, maple syrup, and vanilla until well combined.
  4. In a small bowl, mix oat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  5. Add dry ingredients to wet and stir until combined.
  6. Pour into muffin tin and bake for about 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Enjoy!
Author: ErinCategory: gluten free, dairy free, nut free, breakfast