Heavenly Yam Delight

  • Yield: 16 servings


1cup all-purpose flour
1/4cup plus 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar, divided
1/3cup chopped pecans
6tablespoons butter, softened
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese
1 (8-ounce) container fat-free frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 (29-ounce) can sweet potatoes (Louisiana yams) drained
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4cup sugar


  1. Preheat oven 350F. Spray baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Mix flour, 1/4 cup confectioners sugar, pecans, and butter. Mold into the bottom of baking pan and bake for 20 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Combine cream cheese and remaining 2/3 cup confectioners sugar until smooth and creamy. Fold in 3/4 cup whipped topping. Spread mixture over crust.
  4. Beat sweet potatoes, cinnamon, and sugar until smooth. Spread mixture over cream cheese layer.
  5. Garnish with remaining whipped topping and chill.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Too Hot in the Kitchen (Holly Clegg, 2010). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 223
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 22mg
  • Sodium 115mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 3g