Chu-Chu-Chu-Cheetahs!

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There is one food I love, always return to and revere as comfort food at its finest. It also acts as lovely transportation for ketchup to hop on. They’re orange, they’re spotted, they’re cheetah taters:

Your spots are showing!

Your spots are showing!

To start, I try to find a sweet potato that’s the size of my foot:

Size 10? Just right.

Size 10? Just right.

Then I clean it, I swear.

The procedure:
-Pre-heat oven to 450*
-Line baking sheet with aluminum foil; spray with non-stick spray
-Cut sweet potato into desired shaped. I enjoy the half-moons best.
-Place evenly on baking sheet; lightly spray tops with non-stick and sprinkle with desired spices. I usually don’t add spice, but garam masala or cinnamon work brilliantly.
-Bake for 15 minutes. Flip. Bake for 15 minutes more, or until spots develop.
***Also, when the air starts to smell sweet and caramelly, you’re getting close!
-Take out of oven, plate, serve with 1/2- 1 C ketchup. Kidding. Kinda.

Enjoy the sweetness:

Cheetah fan. Fancy.

Cheetah fan. Fancy.

Love:

Didn't use aluminum foil, but still delicious!

Didn't use aluminum foil, but still delicious!

And if you should ever tire of just plain cheetahs (which you won’t), turn to this incredible Cinnamon Maple Sweet Potato Cream Cheese Toast:

Tastes even better than it looks!

Tastes even better than it looks!

On toasted bread:
-Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese
-Layer of cheetahs
-Sprinkle of cinnamon
-Drizzle of maple syrup

But of course, old faithful never disappoints. Now go make spots!