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Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (5 Reviews)


Whole Baked Sweet Potatoes
Do you like your sweet potatoes savory or lightly sweetened and spiced? These sweet potatoes are baked then seasoned with salt and paprika or cinnamon and sugar.

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, even in size
  • vegetable oil
  • butter
  • salt and paprika or cinnamon sugar


Scrub sweet potatoes; brush each with vegetable oil. Arrange potatoes on oven rack and bake at 450° F for 35 to 45 minutes, until tender. Remove at once and prick with a fork to let steam out. Cut a 1 1/2-inch cross in the center of each potato. Hold each potato with pot holder and press upwards until filling "bursts" up through the cuts.
Top with butter and sprinkle with salt and paprika or a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
Serves 4.

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Easy for cooks like me!, Member pregnancy

I don't cook a lot or well but this was easy enough and a nutritious dinner for my kids! Great on busy nights.

20 out of 22 people found this helpful.

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