Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

5 from 17 reviews

Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries are french fried cut pieces of sweet potato coated with a perfect blend of smokey spice.  The end result is mild but flavorful.


  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cut into about 1/3 wide inch fries
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • Salt to taste after baked


  1. Soak the cut sweet potatoes in cold water for 45 minutes. Drain well and dry with paper towels.
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  3. In large Ziploc bag add canola oil and sweet potatoes. Shake to coat.
  4. In small bowl mix cornstarch, cumin, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika and cayenne pepper.
  5. Sprinkle seasoning in Ziploc bag with potatoes and shake to coat.
  6. Place potatoes on cookie sheets coated with nonstick spray; leaving space for heat between the fries. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn and bake for another 10 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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