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Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars Recipe

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I love this Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars Recipe! Cutting it into serving sizes and squares is simple to do! Check out these easy dessert bars for a sweet treat!

The chocolate topping paired with the sweet potato addition makes this a unique and wonderful treat. You can easily make this for parties, gatherings, and more!

Can you believe this simple dessert is made with sweet potatoes as one of the main ingredients? I know – I was shocked at first, too!

Using this easy recipe proves why trying new flavors is so much fun!

Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars Recipe

Holy moly, I’m all about the chocolate flavor of these sweet potato bars! I could literally pile high the goodness, and then add on even more!

Once you whip up these dessert bars, I have a good feeling that you’ll be just as obsessed as I am. I could see these being perfect for holidays, summer BBQs, and even a simple weekend treat.

And if you decide to make and share these yummies with friends and family, they’ll be shocked to learn that there are sweet potatoes in the recipe! No one will ever know unless you tell them!

Why are dessert bars perfect treats?

Dessert bars offer a slice of decadence that is both convenient and satisfying, making them the perfect treat for any occasion. Uniquely versatile, they range from chewy brownies to tangy lemon bars and can be tailored to suit a myriad of tastes and dietary preferences.

The layered textures and flavors provide a rich experience in every bite, often combining a crispy base with a soft, luxurious filling, and a delectable topping.

Easier to serve than their cake or pie counterparts, dessert bars are perfectly portioned indulgences that cater to the desire for sweet luxury without the commitment of a larger dessert.

This makes them an ideal, shareable option for social gatherings, where guests can sample different flavors with ease.

Whether it’s a casual affair or an elegant party, dessert bars delight the palate and add a special touch to the dining experience.

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Best Dessert Bars Recipes:

Once you make this Chocolate Dessert Bar Recipe, make note of some of my other favorite treats. You can never have too many varying desserts to put in your belly!

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How do I store dessert bars so that they don’t dry out?

Storing dessert bars in a way that maintains their delightful moisture is key to preserving their freshness and flavor. The best approach is to cool your dessert bars completely after baking, as storing them while warm can lead to condensation and fogginess.

Once cooled, transfer them to an airtight container lined with parchment paper to prevent sticking. If you’re stacking them, place sheets of parchment between the layers to keep them from adhering to one another.

For added moisture retention, you can place a slice of bread or a damp paper towel atop the parchment paper in the container; this will help keep the bars from drying out.

Keep the container at room temperature, and make sure to enjoy your treats within a few days for optimal taste.

If you need to store them longer, consider wrapping the bars individually in plastic wrap and placing them in the freezer where they can last for up to three months.

When ready to enjoy, thaw them at room temperature for a couple of hours before serving.

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Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars

Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Wait until you try these delicious Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars! Check out the flavor and ease!


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking powder
  • 2 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. Baking soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 4 Eggs beaten
  • 1 15 oz. can Princella or Sugary Sam Mashed Yams or Cut Yams drained and mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Cooking oil
  • 2/3 cup Mini chocolate chips
  • 1 can Chocolate frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, soda and salt; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine eggs, sweet potatoes, sugar and oil; beat until combined.
  4. Add dry ingredients; beat until well combined.
  5. Stir in chocolate chips.
  6. Spread batter in un-greased 10x15-inch baking pan.
  7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.
  8. Cool. Frost with chocolate frosting. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 565Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 495mgCarbohydrates: 74gFiber: 4gSugar: 38gProtein: 6g

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Miz Helen

Friday 25th of January 2013

Hi Kelli, We will just love your Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Bars, they look delicious. Hope you have a great weekend and thanks for sharing your tasty recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Come Back Soon! Miz Helen

Lynn H@Turnips 2 Tangerines

Wednesday 23rd of January 2013

What a wonderful combination of flavors! I would have thought to use pumpkin but not sweet potatoes! Can't wait to try this recipe! Dropping by from Cast Party! Lynn H @ Turnips 2 Tangerines


Wednesday 23rd of January 2013

Wow, those look REALLY good! Thanks for sharing!

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