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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar on a wooden spoon

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar are a favorite side dish during the holidays - few ingredients, easy to make and full of flavor!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 5 c peeled and cubed sweet potatoes (~¾" cubes) about 1 ½ lbs
  • c brown sugar
  • c chopped pecans optional
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a large casserole dish or 9x13" pan, spread the sweet potatoes in an even layer.
  • Sprinkle the brown sugar, pecans (optional), cinnamon and salt over the potatoes.
  • Drizzle the melted butter on top.
  • Mix until potatoes are all coated in buttery brown sugar mixture.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes, stirring once halfway through, until the potatoes are tender and caramelized.
  • Enjoy warm!
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