Brown Sugar Pecan Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Super easy and delicious 4-ingredient sweet potato recipe. Roasted sweet potatoes glazed with butter and brown sugar, and coated with crunchy toasted pecans.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 people


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 4-5 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup pecans


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Scrub sweet potatoes, peel, and dice into 1-2 inch cubes. Transfer potatoes to a large mixing bowl

  3. Chop pecans into small pieces, transfer to small bowl and add brown sugar. Mix well.

  4. Melt butter and pour into sweet potato mixture. Mix well to evenly coat sweet potatoes with butter.

  5. Add brown sugar and pecan mixture to sweet potatoes. Mix well to evenly coat sweet potatoes with mixture.

  6. Transfer sweet potatoes to a baking sheet (lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil). Do not overlap or overcrowd the baking sheet.

  7. Bake for 45 minutes, or until sweet potatoes are tender.

  8. Serve warm and enjoy!