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Vegan Sweet Potato and Cranberry Mousse Bites

These Vegan Sweet Potato and Cranberry Mousse Bites are great Canape Holiday Appetizers because they're easy to prepare last minute for Christmas parties and totally plant-based and dairy free.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 40 bites
Calories 95kcal


Cranberry sauce:

  • 16 oz fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • ¼ cup no sugar added apple sauce
  • 3 dates minced (or more to taste)
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

Sweet potato mousse:

  • 2 cups pureed sweet potato about 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 cup vegan cashew cream cheese
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • Pinch each of salt and pepper

To serve:

  • 1 box Limited Edition Nutmeg & Cinnamon Triscuit Crackers
  • Pecans for garnish
  • Toasted pumpkin seeds for garnish


  • In a medium saucepan, heat the cranberries, ginger, cider, apple sauce, dates and cinnamon over medium heat. Once the cranberries burst, take it off the heat and allow to cool and thicken.
  • Meanwhile, take the baked flesh from the two medium baked or microwaved sweet potatoes (about 2 cups) and puree it in a food processor with the cream cheese, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Transfer to a piping bag.
  • To serve, pipe a generous dollop of the mousse onto the Triscuit crackers. Top with the cranberry sauce, pecans and pumpkin seeds. Enjoy!


Calories: 95kcal