Easy Cranberry Yam Bread

  • Yield: 16 servings


1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1cup sugar
1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes (yams), drained and mashed
2 eggs
1 1/2cups biscuit mix
1teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2teaspoon ground nutmeg
1cup dried cranberries or 1 cup chopped fresh cranberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a loaf pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Cream together cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in sweet potatoes and eggs. Combine with biscuit mix, cinnamon, nutmeg and cranberries until just blended. Spoon batter evenly into loaf pan.
  3. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, making sure the center of the bread is firm. Let bread rest 15 minutes before serving.

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 189
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 37mg
  • Sodium 231mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Protein 4g