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Easy Cranberry Yam Bread

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Easy Cranberry Yam Bread

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour

Servings: 16 slices

Make ahead this easy bread and use for holiday gifts, snacks or breakfast. Perfect combination of naturally sweet yams and tart cranberries.


  1 package (8-ounce) reduced-fat cream cheese, softened

  1 cup sugar

  1 can (15-ounce) sweet potatoes (yams), drained and mashed

  2 eggs

  1 1/2 cups biscuit baking mix

  1 tsp ground cinnamon

  1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

  1 cup dried cranberries, or 1 cup chopped fresh cranberries

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1. Preheat oven 350°F. Coat 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In large mixing bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in sweet potatoes and eggs. Stir in biscuit mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, cranberries until just blended. Transfer to prepared pan.

3. Bake 45 minutes - 1 hour, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 15 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information:

Calories 189

Calories from Fat 49

Total Fat 6g 

Saturated Fat 3g 

Cholesterol 37mg 

Total Carbohydrate 31g 

Dietary Fiber 1g 

Protein 4g