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Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet and easy to put together, these Sweet Potato Balls are so yummy that you will be reaching for more before you digest the one in your mouth.
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Sides
Cuisine Jewish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 lbs. sweet potatoes 2-3 large cans of sweet potatoes can be used
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter parve margarine can be used
  • 2 large large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tbsp. cinammon
  • 1/4 tbsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 box graham cracker crumbs ginger snap cookies can be substituted
  • non-stick baking spray


  1. Peel potatoes and cut into large chunks. Place potatoes in large pot and add water to cover. Cook on medium heat for about 30-40 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  2. Drain potatoes and add butter, eggs, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mash well and and store in refrigerator for about 40 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with non-stick baking spray. Place graham cracker crumbs into a shallow bowl. Form potato balls and roll in graham cracker crumbs. Put on baking sheet pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot.