These Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes are going to be your new go to side dish.
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4.91 from 10 votes

Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes are roasted with brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, and a little cayenne for a kick.  They are the perfect side dish recipe.  Easy to throw together and delicious!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked, side dish, sweet potatoes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 4 TBSP unsalted butter melted
  • 2 TBSP light brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes


  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl.  Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, salt, and cayenne pepper into the butter.
  • Spread the potatoes on the lined baking sheet.  Toss with the butter mixture until the potatoes are completely coated.  Bake 20 to 25 minutes, stirring once halfway through.



Serving: 1servint | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.2g | Protein: 1.3g | Fat: 11.6g | Saturated Fat: 7.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 30.5mg | Sodium: 177.8mg | Potassium: 241.7mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8.3g | Vitamin A: 9623IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 58.1mg | Iron: 0.7mg