Sweet Potato Fries


Until recently I haven’t really enjoyed sweet potatoes. I think my last pregnancy helped. I still don’t looooove them in some dishes, but I do love Savannah’s sweet potatoes, and sweet potato fries.  We had one sad little sweet potato one day and I was trying to figure out a meal to incorporate it. We decided on Chik Fil-A style chicken (see thursday’s post) and sweet potater fries. I threw in some pumpkin pie spice on a whim and it was pretty much genius. They were crispy on the outside, tender and fluffy on the inside and ohhhh that warm spice from the pumpkin pie seasoning. It’s delicious. I’m sold. Totally sold.


Yes, you are correct that there is no dipping sauce shown. Well, I made them to go with the chicken so you’ll see them tomorrow. However, one of them we only ate with the fries because it just went together better. You guys, the dipping sauce is so flippin’ good with these. I tell you no lies.


Can You Make Sweet Potato Fries With White Sweet Potatoes?

 Sweet potatoes have more nutrients than a russet potato.

You can use any color sweet potato you prefer.



Are Sweet Potatoes Good For You?

Sweet potatoes contain high amounts of fiber and potassium.

Sweet potatoes have more overall nutrients with fewer calories than a regular potato.

Sweet potatoes may help maintain a healthy blood pressure and protect against cancer.


Can Fries Be Reheated?

The best way to reheat fries is in a skillet.

Heat a little oil in a heavy skillet on medium heat.

When the skillet is hot, add the fries and stir around until they are hot and crisp.


Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet Potato Fries

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: 200+ Easy Appetizers Recipes
Keyword: fries, side, sweet potato
Calories: 556kcal
Author: Sweet Basil


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 6 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons cinnamon


  • Slice sweet potatoes into steak fry sized slices.
  • Combine all other ingredients and then melt them. I like to dredge the fries in the sauce & then bake, but you can also bake the potatoes and then dip them in the sauce.
  • Bake at 400 for 30 min or until soft.
  • ~Jennifer


Serving: 1recipe | Calories: 556kcal | Carbohydrates: 61.8g | Protein: 4.9g | Cholesterol: 91.6mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 11.1g
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Perfectly crisp on the outside and tender in the center french fries just like our favorite takeout, and special sauce is amazing, ridiculously amazing. ohsweetbasil.com

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4 comments on “Sweet Potato Fries”

  1. Can't wait to try these! I love sweet potato fries but mine have always been a bit soggy, sounds like this might be the solution! Dipping sauce is so simple but sounds delish! Thanks, Chris

  2. Oh I like the rack idea, I haven't tried that. I always have problems with soggy sweet potato fries and that's probably why.

  3. i literally just bought sweet potatoes so i could make sweet potato fries! now i have a recipe! yay