Maple Granola-Crusted Mashed Sweet Potatoes


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Heat butter, sugar and maple syrup in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes.
  3. Combine flour, oats, pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a large bowl.
  4. Pour sugar mixture over oat mixture and stir to coat evenly.
  5. Prepare Potato Pearls® EXCEL® Sweet Potato Mashed according to package directions and place in a 2½-inch deep, half-steam-table pan.
  6. Sprinkle granola mixture over sweet potatoes and bake until toasted, about 20 minutes.


  • 1 pouch Basic American Foods™ Potato Pearls Sweet Potato, Mashed
  • 1 tsp flour, all-purpose
  • 1/4 cup Land O'Lakes® Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Magellan® Pecans, whole
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup 
  • 2 tsp McCormick Culinary® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 3 cups oats, rolled , old-fashioned
  • 1/4 tsp salt, kosher
  • 1/2 cup sugar, brown