Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Honey Butter

October 11, 2017

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

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Honey Butter

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Sweet Cinnamon and Honey

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!

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

Only 5 Ingredients Needed for This Recipe!

  • Sweet potatoes or yams (not the white or purple variety)
  • Unsalted butter
  • Honey
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt

Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

How to Make Roast Sweet Potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a small mixing bowl whisk together melted butter, honey, cinnamon and salt.
  • Place sweet potatoes in baking dish, pour honey butter mixture over top and toss well to evenly coat.
  • 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.
  • Toss sweet potatoes with extra honey mixture at the bottom of the pan and serve warm.

Cinnamon Honey Butter Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Tips for These Oven Baked 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.

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

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Honey Butter

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Honey Butter

4.84 from 6 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.

Servings: 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

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

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon and Honey Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 299mg13%
Potassium 636mg18%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 27110IU542%
Vitamin C 4.5mg5%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Author: Jaclyn