Total Time:  1 hr 30 min
Prep Time:   10 min
Cook Time: 1 hr 20 min

Servings: 2

These baked sweet potatoes are absolutely delicious! Right before serving you can add butter and brown sugar. It’s just like having a dessert for dinner.

baked sweet potato recipe


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • C&H Pure can sugar golden brown
  • McCormick ground cinnamon
  • Morton Iodized salt
  • Tillamook  butter


Preheat oven to 450 degrees and set the rack to the bottom 1/3 of the oven.

Put the potatoes on a foil lined baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes reduce the heat to 350 and bake for 60 more minutes.

Let cool and serve!

More about Baked Sweet Potato

The sweet potato is a root vegetable and part of the Convolvulaceae family. Sweet potatoes are native to the tropical regions in America. There are more than 1,000 species in the sweet potato family but sweet potatoes are the only crop plant of major importance in it. Almost all the others are poisonous. Sweet potatoes skin color range from yellow, orange, red, brown and purple. The flesh range from white, red, pink, violet, yellow, orange, and purple. The sweet potatoes with pale yellow or white flesh are less sweet and moist than the others. North Carolina’s state vegetable is the sweet potato.

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