Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

10.11.2017

These Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes require minimal ingredients yet they are out of this world delicious! All the best things start with butter, don’t they?

Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

It’s recipes like this that make it possible for me to get my kids to eat their veggies.

Any vegetable is better with butter, right? And sweet potatoes are almost like a treat, especially when you add a little honey and cinnamon so no one could resist these!

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Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

They’re really easy to make. It’s just a bit of dicing then pour those sweet potatoes into a baking dish and toss everything with that melted, cinnamon honey butter mixture then toss it in the oven.

Then they roast for about 50 minutes until they’re soft (not mushy though, we aren’t going for mashed potatoes) and they are just dreamy!

Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I know a lot of roasted vegetables are roasted on a baking sheet for more space and even roasting and at a higher temperature, but here it actually works best to keep them close together and roast at a lower temperature so the honey doesn’t burn.

Here rather you’ll end up with extra honey butter at the bottom of the baking dish and you’ll toss over the potatoes at the end to make them that much better.

Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Serve these up with a roasted chicken and a green salad with a tangy cider vinaigrette dressing for the perfect fall meal!

Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

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Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

5 from 4 votes

Only 5 ingredients to make these perfectly delicious, sweet cinnamon and honey butter roasted potatoes! No one can resist these, great way to get everyone to eat and enjoy veggies.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lbs sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and diced into 3/4-inch to 1-inch pieces
  • 5 Tbsp unsalted butter, diced into 1 Tbsp pieces and melted
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. 

  2. In a small mixing bowl whisk together melted butter, honey, cinnamon and salt. 

  3. Place sweet potatoes in baking dish, pour honey butter mixture over top and toss well to evenly coat.

  4. Spread into an even layer (they will overlap) and bake in preheated oven until soft, tossing each third of the way through (so twice during baking), about 50 - 55 minutes total.

  5. Toss sweet potatoes with extra honey mixture at the bottom of the pan and serve warm.

  6. Recipe source: Cooking Classy

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19 comments

  • Rene Lopez: I made this for the first time today. My family has all stayed they want this dish over sweet potatoes with marshmallows. Very tasty. July 1, 2018 at 8:03pm Reply

  • Nathan Berger: My 90 year old mother really enjoyed this recipe, and I am thinking of adding a few apples the next time I prepare this recipe! April 8, 2018 at 10:03am Reply

  • Annette Sherman: Am hopping this will work great for butter nut squash also…Have lots of butter nut not so much sweet potatoes February 17, 2018 at 3:54pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: I think butternut squash would be so delicious as well! You may not need quite as much time, just keep an eye on them. February 19, 2018 at 11:02am Reply

  • Elizabeth: They tasted so good and so quick and easy to make! January 23, 2018 at 2:34pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: So glad to hear it! January 23, 2018 at 2:53pm Reply

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