Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes
Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Crispy Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes


November 13, 2016

With a warm butter and brown sugar glaze, topped with delicious pecans; these sweet potatoes are always a hit at the Thanksgiving table. These sweet potatoes will please even the pickiest of eaters.


3-4 sweet potatoes

1/4 cup melted butter

Salt to taste

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1/4 cup coarse chopped pecans

Dash of Cayenne pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees; line baking sheet with parchment paper.

Peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices. Brush potatoes with 2-tablespoons melted butter.

Arrange slices on baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt to taste. Bake 15 minutes, turn slices; bake 15 minutes longer or until tender. (May refrigerate at this point and finish later).

Mix together remaining 2-tablespoons butter with the brown sugar; brush over sweet potatoes. Lightly sprinkle with cayenne pepper (to taste). Sprinkle with chopped nuts; bake 10 minutes longer or until glaze is crisp.


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