Crispy Caramelized Salted Sweet Potatoes

Crispy Caramelized Salted Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Stacey Lawson


In an effort to have sweet potatoes a different way this Thanksgiving, I created this crunchy and delicious side dish.

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15 Min
25 Min


6 medium
sweet potatoes
1/4 c
olive oil
2 Tbsp
coarse sea salt
4 Tbsp
brown sugar
4 Tbsp
butter, room temperature
1/4 c
evaporated milk or half and half
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Crispy Caramelized Salted Sweet Potatoes


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Peel and cube sweet potatoes.
  • 3Line a 9 x 13 baking sheet with foil. Place sweet potato cubes on pan. Pour olive over potatoes and mix covering all cubes.
  • 4Sprinkle seat salt on potato cubes. Bake in oven for about 10 minutes until potatoes are still firm but can be pierced with a fork.
  • 5While potatoes are baking, combine brown sugar and butter. Allow to begin to melt together. Then add evaporated milk or half and half. Let mixture come to a soft boil until it forms a thick caramel sauce. Remove from heat, add vanilla.
  • 6Once potatoes have baked and sauce is done, pour over potatoes on baking sheet. Stir to cover all potato cubes. Put back in oven.
  • 7Allow to bake about 5 minutes or so until a crispy crust begins to form on potatoes, You may even want to put under the broiler for a crispier crust.

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About Crispy Caramelized Salted Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy