Friday, March 2, 2012

Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes
4 medium to large Sweet Potatoes
2-3 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. butter cut into small pieces
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans
course salt
pinch of cayenne pepper opt.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine butter, sugar, pecans and cayenne if using.
Peel potatoes and halve lengthwise. Slice crosswise into thick slices. In a bowl or ziplock bag, toss potatoes with olive oil. Pour onto large baking sheet so they are spread out. Season with salt.
Bake until potatoes are tender approx.25-35 min. Turn your potatoes at least once while they are baking.
Sprinkle your butter, sugar and pecan mixture over the potatoes. Bake until the sugar is carmelized and hard about 10 min.
Serve immediately.


  1. That looks like a good recipe. Will have to try that one.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

  2. STOP!!!! I am feeling really hungry now! Sounds divine.X