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close up photo of twice baked sweet potatoes on baking sheet

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

These Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes (with a walnut streusel) are a delicious new way to enjoy sweet potatoes this holiday season!
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Thanksgiving
Keyword twice baked sweet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 395kcal
Author Lauren


for the streusel-


  • Prick sweet potatoes with a fork or knife and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until soft. You can also microwave the sweet potatoes on high for 13-15 minutes as well.
    sweet potatoes on foil lined baking sheet
  • Once sweet potatoes are cooked, slice in half and scoop out the centers into a bowl leaving a 1/4 inch border of sweet potato with the skin.
    scooped out sweet potato skins
  • Mix in brown sugar, butter, salt, and cinnamon until smooth.
    sweet potatoes with butter and sugar in glass bowl
  • Using a large tipped pastry bag, pipe filling back into sweet potato shells. {Or spoon it back in.}
    piping sweet potato mixture into potato skins
  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for the streusel and mix together until butter starts to warm and ingredients start sticking together.
    streusel ingredients in bowl
  • Top the filled sweet potatoes with the streusel and bake 20-30 minutes. Serve warm.
    twice baked sweet potatoes on baking sheet


Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 736mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 29291IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 2mg