Aunt Stella-Style Baked Potato Square Cookies

Aunt Stella-Style Baked Potato Square Cookies

Sweet potato is rubbed into the dough, and given a fragrance of "browned butter margarine." They are crunchy and flavored with sweet potato.

Ingredients: About 30 cookies

Sweet potato
60 g
50 g
Caster sugar
50 g
Cake flour
100 g
Egg yolks for glazing
As needed (1 egg is enough)
Black sesame seeds
To taste


1. Peel the skin from the sweet potato, soften by boiling or heating in the microwave, and mash.
2. Add margarine and sugar to a bowl and stir.
3. Add sweet potato from Step 2 and mix.
4. Mix in the sifted cake flour.
5. Divide into 2 equal portions and wrap. Mold into rectangular sticks, and chill in the fridge overnight.
6. Slice into 8 mm ~ 1 cm pieces.
7. Line up on a cookie sheet, and brush the surface with egg yolk.
8. Shake black sesame into the center of the cookies. Bake them in a 355°F/180°C oven for 15-20 minutes, until they turn a delicious golden brown.
9. They are done. They are really fragrant right after baking.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love the "Aunt Stella" limited edition fall sweet potato cookies. This is the result of trial and error adjusting the ingredients.It tastes a bit different, but I was able to make delicious sweet potato cookies.