Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze are the perfect side dish for those that want something a little special!  They are tender, healthy, and lightly sweet with a touch of honey.

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze are the perfect side dish for those that want something a little special!. They are tender, healthy, and lightly sweet with a touch of honey.

Hey guys, I have another amazing sweet potato recipe!  These roasted sweet potatoes with cinnamon glaze are the perfect side dish.  They are healthy and lightly sweetened with a touch of honey.  We have been eating these paired with many main dishes like this Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin, Chicken in Garlic Mushroom Cream Sauce, or this Mushroom and Blue Cheese Stuffed Flank Steak.

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These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze are an amazing side dish! Perfect paired with chicken, turkey, pork, or beef.

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These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze are the perfect side dish! They are easy to make, healthy, and pair perfectly with many meat entrees.

 About these Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze:

  • Yes, these potatoes use butter.  Please don’t be afraid of the butter, they seriously don’t taste as good when roasted with oil.  Trust me I’ve tried.
  • The cinnamon glaze is purely optional.  They are very good without it but the glaze adds an extra special touch.
  • This recipe is adapted from Dessert For Two.

These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze are the perfect side dish for those that want something a little special!. They are tender, healthy, and lightly sweet with a touch of honey. In other news, we have been crazy busy working on all of our projects going on around the house (I know that’s what I always say, but it’s true!)  Do you guys feel like you are so busy you don’t know if you’ll ever catch up??  We are so there and I keep hoping for the day we will be able to just sit and relax, but then I’m sure we would complain about being bored, lol!

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5 from 3 votes
These Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze are the perfect side dish for those that want something a little special!. They are tender, healthy, and lightly sweet with a touch of honey.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Glaze
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 
Author: Malinda Linnebur
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds (1.1kg) sweet potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Cinnamon Glaze
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) honey
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (218 degrees C).

  2. Peel and slice sweet potatoes into 1" thick rounds.  Place them on a roasting pan.   Drizzle with melted butter and sprinkle with salt.  Toss to coat evenly and distribute so they aren't touching on another.  Bake for 20 minutes.  Using a pair of tongs flip each potato and bake for another 20 minutes.  

Cinnamon Glaze
  1. In a small saucepan simmer the honey, orange juice, and cinnamon for 2-3 minutes or just to heat through.  Serve with potatoes. 

Recipe Notes
  1. Recipe adapted from Dessert For Two

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  • Melissa Howell wrote:

    Yes! Butter all the way! And the cinnamon glaze sounds divine!

    • Malinda wrote:

      I’m glad I’m not the only butter fanatic, lol! Thanks!

  • Julie Evink wrote:

    Sweet Potatoes are my favorite!!! Wow these looks AMAZING!!!! That glaze sounds just wonderful!!!

    • Malinda wrote:

      Thank you Julie!

  • Danielle Green wrote:

    Sweet potatoes make a great side dish and this looks amazing!

    • Malinda wrote:

      Thank you Danielle!!

  • Roxanna Linnebur wrote:

    Looks delicious I also love the roadt sweet potatoes you make with the parmasean spice on them.Thanks

    • Malinda wrote:

      Thank you, I’ll have to make those again!

  • Erin @ The Speckled Palate wrote:

    What an absolutely perfect way to enjoy sweet potatoes! EVERYTHING about this just makes me smile, and I have no doubt that we’d gobble these up fast!

    • Malinda wrote:

      Thank you, Erin! My kiddos even like them this way! 🙂

  • Grandma wrote:

    Sweet potatoes are always good. Must try this recipe.

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