With a few simple ingredients, you can whip up these delectable sweet potato puffs packed with cheesy jalapeño flavor. Courtesy of the Lean Green Bean, this recipe transforms mashed sweet potatoes into a portable snack or appetizer. Make a batch to freeze ahead of time so you can reheat when hunger hits.

under 1 Hour 5 mins

Ingredients for servings

  • 2 large eggs

  • 0.75 cup cheddar cheese or pepper jack cheese

  • 3 tbsp 2% plain Greek yogurt

  • 3 strips of cooked bacon, chopped

  • 2 jalapeño peppers minced


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • While the oven is preheating, peel the sweet potatoes. Add the potatoes to a pot of boiling water and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender; drain. Mash the sweet potatoes using a fork or spatula.

  • Then, combine the mashed sweet potatoes with all remaining ingredients in a bowl. Mix until well incorporated.

  • Grease the wells in a mini muffin tin. Scoop mixture into greased mini muffin tins. This recipe should make about 18 mini puffs.

  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Allow puffs to cool.

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