Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

These are my favorite! Anytime I want fries I make these. I sometimes eat them with a fat free turkey hot dog and it takes me back to my childhood. I think these are better then the ones you make with regular baking potatoes. Try them and tell me what you think :)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • cooking spray (Canola)
  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Scrub sweet potato and remove any bad spots.
  3. Cut the sweet potato up into thin matchsticks (as for fries).
  4. Leave the skin on.
  5. Place on large cookie sheet with aluminum foil (so you don't have a messy pan to clean) coated lightly with cooking spray.
  6. Spray sweet potatoes with cooking spray and season with the salt and pepper.
  7. Cook about 20 minutes and then crank oven up to about 380 degrees and bake until crispy (about 10 additional minutes).
  8. If you overloaded the pan (as I always do) not all of them get real crispy, but they are good either way.
  9. Serve with ketchup on the side.


Most Helpful

Shannon, (I have a daughter named Shannon!) Anyway, I made your fries. I followed the recipe exactly and served them to my family, along with chicken burgers. Three out of four of us thought they were tasty. I wish they would have been a bit more crispy, (I suppose I could have kept them in the oven longer, but I didn't want them to shrivel and dry out)but I really liked the flavor and thought they were a good way to serve sweet potatoes to those who may not otherwise eat them! I plan to make them again and see if they turn out a bit more crispy...maybe I'll stick them under the broiler for a minute or too and see what happens!

SilentCricket August 23, 2002

These are tasty and easy. They are not crispy. Made them twice. I left in longer the first time. I placed under broiler for a minute the second time. May have to try something different next time.

ldsb67 March 12, 2012

Have made these from different recipes a handful of times & they are definitely A GREAT TREAT, but then I love sweet potatoes! When making them this time, I doubled the recipe, making half of them with the usual S&P & the other half with lemon pepper ~ Both were great, though I lean a little more to the lemon pepper since it has a hint of garlic & lemon in it! Thanks for sharing this recipe! [Made & reviewed in Healthy Choices ABC tag]

Sydney Mike February 28, 2010

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