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50 Best Christmas Sweet Potato Recipes for the Holidays

These delectable sweet potato recipes are a must-have for Christmas! 

They’re bright, tasty, and always a hit.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Nuts
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When the holiday season arrives, it’s time to start planning all the delicious recipes you’ll make for the big day!

And from scrummy sweet potato side dishes to indulgent pies, it’s just not Christmas without this fun orange spud!

So check out these Christmas sweet potato recipes and make it a feast to remember.

1. Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a special side dish or dessert.

Patti Labelle’s sweet potato pie is the perfect way to keep holiday traditions alive. 

This pie is sweet and creamy with the perfect hint of spice.

Not only does it taste amazing, but it’s also surprisingly easy to make.

Plus, you can’t beat Aunt Patti’s comforting energy spread across your Christmas table!

2. Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole

This loaded sweet potato casserole is another ideal side dish for the holiday season. 

It has the perfect combination of creamy mashed sweet potatoes, toasted pecans, and melted marshmallows.

Your family and friends will beg for seconds! 

3. Sweet Potato Casserole 

Make Christmas extra special this year with this scrumptious sweet potato casserole. 

This classic dish combines sweet potatoes, milk, and spices to create a creamy and flavorful base. 

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To bring it up to the next level, this brown sugar dessert is topped with a sweet, crumbly, and crunchy pecan mixture.

It’s guaranteed to be an absolute favorite!

4. Crispy Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

These crispy sweet potatoes make for a wonderful side dish.

The spuds are sliced thinly for a perfectly crunchy texture and oven-roasted to let their natural sweetness shine through. 

Adding some rosemary gives the potatoes an earthy flavor, while shallots offer a wonderful aroma.

5. Cranberry Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole is a classic dish that consists of a creamy mixture of sweet potatoes, sugar, and butter. 

But by adding a few extra ingredients such as fresh cranberries and crunchy pecans, you can easily give the classic a festive holiday twist.

6. Sweet Potato Chili

This sweet potato chili is a hearty and warming dish perfect for Christmas morning. 

It’s made mainly with Italian sausage and sweet potatoes in a savory, spicy, and warming broth.

If you think it’s odd to have sweet potatoesor yams in a bowl of chili, think again! 

The sweetness of the potatoes is a delightful contrast to the spiciness of the chili. 

7. Paula Deen Sweet Potato Casserole

Paula Deen’s sweet potato casserole is a wonderful mix of crunchy pecans, savory marshmallows, and oh-so-sweet sweet potatoes.

From Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Year’s, it adds just the right sweetness to any meal, making the holidays even more joyful. 

8. Trisha Yearwood Sweet Potato Casserole (Easy Souffle Recipe)

Trisha Yearwood’s sweet potato casserole recipe is an easy, versatile dish perfect for any holiday feast. 

This classic dish features an incredibly soft souffle-style texture.

It melts in your mouth but manages to still retain its structural integrity. 

The crunchy buttery pecans on top put an exclamation point on an already delicious dessert. 

9. Sweet Potato Pudding

This sweet potato pudding has the powder to satisfy everyone’s cravings. 

It starts with buttery mashed sweet potatoes, topped with brown sugar and pecan pieces for a delectable crunch. 

The added bonus of creamy whipped cream atop the pudding makes it an even more festive treat.

10. Melting Sweet Potato

Melting sweet potatoes are the lighter cousin of the popular and ever-delicious candied sweet potatoes. 

Buttery and delectable, the melt-in-your-mouth texture of the potatoes makes for the perfect side dish or dessert. 

11. Sweet Potato Crisp

This sweet potato crisp is one of the most mouthwatering Christmas side dishes out there. 

It’s made with thinly sliced sweet potatoes topped with a sweet and crumbly biscuit.

The topping complements the soft potatoes perfectly! 

Not only is it flavorful, but it’s also incredibly easy to make.

With minimal ingredients and effort, you can whip up an appetizing dish that’ll have everyone coming back for more. 

12. Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

Ruth’s Chris sweet potato casserole is a tasty dish loved by so many.

And my copycat recipe makes a pretty decent replica of it! 

The sweet potato layer at the bottom is wonderfully creamy and sweet, while the pecan topping adds a lovely crunch.

Prepare to have your eyes widened and your tastebuds awakened by this unforgettable dish.

13. Classic Sweet Potato Pie

This classic sweet potato is the perfect end to your holiday feast. 

Its combination of soft sweetness from mashed sweet potatoes and warm spices creates a truly comforting dessert. 

Rich and creamy with just enough spice, this dessert will make lasting memories for everyone around the table. 

14. Maple Marshmallow Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

‘Tis the season for sweet treats!

And what better way to get merry this Christmas than with a serving of twice-baked sweet potatoes? 

Imagine it now: creamy, fluffy sweet potatoes resting inside crispy potato shells.

Then it’s topped with melted marshmallows and a sprinkle of cinnamon. 

Everyone will be asking you to share the recipe, so be sure to have seconds handy!

15. Sweet Potato Casserole with Pineapple

Sweet potatoes and pineapple are a very unlikely combination, but surprisingly, it works! This casserole is proof.

It’s filled with canned yams, crushed pineapple, pecans, marshmallows, and brown sugar. 

Once baked, the sweet potatoes and pineapple form a wonderful marriage of flavors.

The marshmallow and pecans on top provide the perfect textural contrast.

16. Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

These scalloped sweet potatoes are the perfect addition to your holiday feast. 

The spuds are sliced thinly and baked and bathed in an aromatic garlic butter sauce and lots of melted cheese.

The sweetness from the potatoes adds a wonderful balance to the savory sauce and cheese.

This dish pairs well with everything, from roast turkey to honey-glazed ham, giving you plenty of options for festive place settings.

17. Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas

These sweet potato black bean enchiladas are a tasty and hearty vegetarian dish that’ll leave you happy and satisfied. 

Combining sweet potatoes with brown rice and cheese, these enchiladas capture the flavors and textures of Mexican cuisine.

And there’s no meat or dairy!

Just because you’re vegetarian doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy good food this Christmas!

18. Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

This casserole is an ideal addition to your holiday menu, especially if you can’t get enough fall flavors. 

Filled with sweet potatoes and apples seasoned with a variety of fall spices, this hearty casserole will surely delight your guests.

Taking it to the next level are the pecans on top, providing a nutty and crunchy finishing touch.

19. Sweet Potato and Feta Salad with Pomegranate and Pecans

This sweet potato and feta salad is a mouthwatering combination of flavors and textures. 

Sweet roasted sweet potatoes are balanced by the mild pungency of feta.

Pomegranate arils provide a burst of tanginess while the pecans add crunch.

Together, they create a mind-blowing, multidimensional twist! 

20. Sweet Potato Gratin

This delectable gratin combines sweet potatoes, gruyere, and cheddar cheese.

There’s also garlic cream and thyme to produce a phenomenal Christmas treat

As an added bonus, sweet potato gratin can be easily prepared ahead of time.

It leaves more time during the stress-filled Christmas period for family, friends, and fun. 

21. Chicken and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

These chicken and sweet potato enchiladas are a comforting meal perfect for the holidays. 

With a medley of savory, sweet, and spicy flavors and a variety of textures, it’s an appetizing and hearty meal for all to enjoy. 

22. Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

Nothing says a cozy Christmas quite like a warm and fragrant roasted sweet potato and apple casserole. 

This classic holiday treat combines tart apples and soft sweet potatoes with a sweet and buttery sauce flavored with cinnamon. 

Serve it up as a decadent dessert or a side dish. Either way, this casserole will have everyone asking for seconds!

23. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Bite-sized pieces of roasted sweet potatoes are tossed with arugula, crispy bacon, crunchy pecans, and feta cheese to create a colorful salad. 

The final touch is a homemade honey lime dressing that ties all the flavors together. 

24. Sweet Potato Gratin with Gruyere and Prosciutto

This sweet potato gratin is made extra special with prosciutto and gruyere. 

It offers a lovely mix of sweet and salty flavors.

The tender potatoes combined with the creamy cheese and crunchy prosciutto make a wonderful textural variety, to boot.

25. Vegetarian Enchiladas

Christmas can be a difficult time for vegetarians as most festive dishes include meat. 

Enter, these vegan enchiladas.

Featuring sweet potatoes, black beans, brown rice, and cheese, this hearty dish is sure to bring joy to any Christmas dinner table!

26. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Holiday celebrations are even brighter when this roasted sweet potato salad is in the picture.

This salad consists of kale, sweet potatoes, and apples combined with crunchy pecans.

That’s all coated in a sweet maple vinaigrette and has the perfect balance of flavors and textures.

27. Baked Sweet Potato Chips

These baked sweet potato chips are the perfect way to indulge this Christmas without compromising your health. 

This crunchy, addictive snack can be made easily in minutes using just an oven, a few simple seasonings, and of course, thinly sliced sweet potatoes. 

With very little oil and salt, they’re packed full of flavor but with none of the guilt!

28. Whipped Sweet Potatoes

My family’s holiday dinner is never complete without whipped sweet potatoes. 

No one can say no to this silky, buttery, and flavor-packed side!

Infused with nutmeg, it will fill your bellies with comfort and warmth.

29. Sweet Potato Hash

This sweet potato hash is something scrumptious yet easy to make for Christmas morning. 

It’s a fun medley of sweet potatoes, portobello mushrooms, bell peppers, and onions sauteed with spices.

Its savory, earthy, and smoky flavors will wake your senses in the best way possible.

30. Sweet Potato Fries

Everyone loves something savory to munch on around the holidays, and sweet potato fries are a perfect choice!

Not only are they delicious and full of flavor, but since they’re baked and practically oil-free, they’re also good for you. 

31. Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This carrot and sweet potato soup is a Christmas appetizer that’ll get your tastebuds jumping up and down with joy. 

This soup blends together carrots, sweet potatoes, apples, and a hint of curry for a mouthwatering delight.

32. Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

This pecan sweet potato casserole is bursting with maple-buttery goodness, and you won’t be able to stop eating it.

The combination of maple, butter, and nutmeg gives the creamy sweet potatoes the most festive of flavors!

The sweet and crunchy pecan on top provides the perfect finishing touch.

33. Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars

This recipe makes the classic cheesecake extra special with a layer of whipped sweet potatoes. 

It’s an ideal way to the deliciousness of cheesecake while adding an autumnal twist.

34. Sweet Potato Soup

This sweet potato soup is a warm and cozy treat perfect for cold winter nights. 

Made with a blend of carrots, sweet potatoes, and spices, one spoonful will give you an explosion of flavors.

Garnish your soup with watercresses and pistachios for a nice crunch.

35. Candied Sweet Potatoes

These candied sweet potatoes evoke the warming flavors of fall and winter.

It’s an excellent way to round out your Christmas meal.

You can’t go wrong with the combo of butter, brown sugar, maple syrup, and warm spices! 

Together, they give the sweet potatoes a wonderful caramel-like flavor with just the right amount of sweetness. 

36. Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Want more time entertaining and less time in the kitchen? This candied sweet potato casserole has your name on it.

With a wonderful mix of sweet and buttery flavors, as well as crunchy and tender textures, this dish is a definite crowd-pleaser. 

Plus, prep time requires only 10 minutes and the oven takes care of the rest. 

37. Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

This sweet potato soup is a comforting dish perfect for any time of the year. 

Its smooth and creamy texture is complemented by the salty, smoky, and crunchy bits of bacon.

38. No Bake Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars

These no-bake wonders combine sweet potatoes and cream cheese for a surprisingly delicious flavor dessert. 

With no baking required, these bars are relatively easy to make and are always a welcome addition to any dessert table. 

39. Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls

Sweet potatoes are a unique and delicious addition to otherwise ordinary dinner rolls. 

When adding sweet potatoes to the dough, the rolls become unbelievably tender and fluffy, with just a hint of earthy sweetness. 

Serve them for Christmas dinner for an unexpected taste twist!

40. Easy Roast Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

With just a few simple ingredients, you can elevate roasted sweet potatoes into a mouthwatering Christmas dish.

Here, you pair the spuds with garlic and rosemary for a robust flavor. 

The combination of sharp garlic plus earthy rosemary transforms the humble dish into an epic holiday treat!

41. Sweet Potato Fritters with Sweet and Spicy Sauce

These sweet potato fritters are such an irresistible treat! 

They’re crunchy on the outside and soft and warm on the inside. 

Dip them in honey mayo sriracha and they’ll be even more addictive. Consider yourself warned.

42. Roasted Sweet Potato Stuffing

Roasted sweet potato stuffing is a Thanksgiving and Christmas time classic. 

The sweet potatoes provide an earthy sweetness that balances well against savory butter and herbs. 

Filling your kitchen with an inviting aroma, it’s the perfect side dish to add to your holiday spread.

43. Roasted Sweet Potatoes

While a humble dish, a plate of perfectly crisped roasted sweet potatoes will certainly not disappoint. 

With a touch of cinnamon and honey on top, these golden cubes of pure goodness will surely be a hit.

Plus, it’s as much a treat as it is a nutritious addition to your holiday meal.

44. Cinnamon and Spice Sweet Potato Bread

A loaf of sweet potato bread is definitely not something you come across every day, but it sure is scrumptious! 

The sweet potatoes give this bread an exceptionally moist texture. 

Kissed with cinnamon and other spices, it’s one heck of a fragrant loaf. 

45. Sweet Potato Hummus

This sweet potato hummus is an incredibly rich appetizer perfect for any dipper. 

The earthiness of the sweet potatoes, the tanginess of the lemon juice, and the nuttiness of tahini creates a wonderful flavor harmony.

46. Sweet Potato Curry

This sweet potato curry makes for a perfect centerpiece for a vegetarian Christmas

A combination of sweet potatoes and other vegetables is simmered in a creamy vegan coconut curry sauce.

Serve this cozy dish on its own or paired with steamed basmati rice or quinoa for a hearty meal.

47. Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Parmesan Cheese

Smashed sweet potatoes have become a huge hit over the last several years, and for good reason.

There’s something about their extra crisp texture that makes them so addictive!

Plus, they offer endless possibilities when it comes to the toppings. 

For this recipe, you use a mix of garlic butter and parmesan.

It’s a rich and savory combination that never disappoints.

48. Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee 

Take mashed sweet potatoes to the next level by adding a sweet and crunchy brulee on top! 

The contrast between the creamy sweet potatoes and the crunchy, caramelized sugar shell creates an unforgettable bite.

49. Sweet Potato Fries

These sweet potatoes are flavored with a mix of garlic, chili powder, salt, and pepper.

Together, they form an addictive combination that’ll surely get you hooked.

Serve them on their own or pair them with your favorite dip and enjoy!

50. Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

These loaded sweet potato skins make for a festive Christmas appetizer

The combination of crispy potato skins and their creamy interior is unbeatable. 

Smothered with sour cream and sprinkled with bacon bits and chives, this appetizer is one tantalizing treat. 

50 Best Christmas Sweet Potato Recipes for the Holidays

No holiday is complete without these Christmas sweet potato recipes! Enjoy making favorites like casserole, sweet potato pie, chili, salads, and more!


  • Patti LaBelle’s Sweet Potato Pie

  • Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Crispy Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

  • Cranberry Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Sweet Potato Chili

  • Paula Deen Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Trisha Yearwood Sweet Potato Casserole (Easy Souffle Recipe)

  • Sweet Potato Pudding

  • Melting Sweet Potato

  • Sweet Potato Crisp

  • Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Classic Sweet Potato Pie

  • Maple Marshmallow Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

  • Sweet Potato Casserole with Pineapple

  • Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

  • Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas

  • Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

  • Sweet Potato and Feta Salad with Pomegranate and Pecans

  • Sweet Potato Gratin

  • Chicken and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

  • Roasted Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

  • Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

  • Sweet Potato Gratin with Gruyere and Prosciutto

  • Vegetarian Enchiladas

  • Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

  • Baked Sweet Potato Chips

  • Whipped Sweet Potatoes

  • Sweet Potato Hash

  • Sweet Potato Fries

  • Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

  • Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars

  • Sweet Potato Soup

  • Candied Sweet Potatoes

  • Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

  • No Bake Sweet Potato Cheesecake Bars

  • Sweet Potato Dinner Rolls

  • Easy Roast Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

  • Sweet Potato Fritters with Sweet and Spicy Sauce

  • Roasted Sweet Potato Stuffing

  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  • Cinnamon and Spice Sweet Potato Bread

  • Sweet Potato Hummus

  • Sweet Potato Curry

  • Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Parmesan Cheese

  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee

  • Sweet Potato Fries

  • Loaded Sweet Potato Skins


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