Stupendous Slow Baked Sweet Potatoes

READY IN: 3hrs 2mins
Recipe by veggie_mama

This is a super simple recipe that my entire extended family has adopted. It does takes 3 hours from start to finish, but the results are really worth it.

Top Review by Jamie B.

This turned out fantastic! I just shared this recipe on Facebook. I was inspired by a sweet potato I had at a restaurant and you didn't even need butter, it was sooo soft and delicious. Waitress said the trick is *low and slow* and I searched for a recipe, found this recipe, made it, and MAN IT WAS PERFECT! I didn't need butter, skin peeled right off.. THANK YOU! :D

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place rack in center of oven. Preheat to 350 degrees.
  2. Scrub sweet potatoes to remove any dirt. Place sweet potatoes on a foil-lined baking sheet or an oven-proof stone. Bake for one hour.
  3. Remove sweet potatoes from oven, flip them to the other side, and bake another hour.
  4. Once the second hour has passed, turn OFF the oven and keep the potatoes in the oven for another hour.
  5. This long baking time produces a very sweet sweet potato that is very easy to peel. They are almost carmelized. (Take a bite before you add the butter, it really doesn't need it).

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