Get ready for Melting sweet potatoes! That’s right – sweet potatoes that literally melt and dissolve in your mouth! What makes them so melty? It’s the butter mixed with the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes that comes out when roasted.
The edges get slightly crunchy but the insides are literally melting sweet potatoes…soft, caramelized and candy-like! That’s what happens when you mix butter and maple syrup on top of a sweet starch like sweet potatoes. These melting sweet potatoes slowly roast and get bubbly in the oven. The result is love at first bite.
For more sweet potato recipes:
- Loaded Breakfast Sweet Potatoes
- Sweet Potato Noodles with Grilled Chicken
- Sweet Potato Toast and Fried Eggs
- Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries
- Sweet Potato Rounds
Sweet potatoes are a must-side dish for Thanksgiving. This year, impress your guests with this “meltingly” delicious take on sweet potatoes. It’s the perfect recipe for the holiday season!
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Melting Sweet Potatoes
- 3 medium whole potatoes peeled and sliced into 1/2 inch thickness
- 2 Tbsp butter melted
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Dash of cinnamon
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
- More maple syrup for serving if desired
- Preheat the oven to 425°F.
- Place the sweet potatoes on a sheet pan, add melted butter, salt to taste and pinch of cinnamon.
- Toss to coat, and then spread the sweet potatoes on the pan in a single layer, not touching.
- Bake for 20 minutes. Then flip the potatoes, drizzle them with maple syrup, and return to the oven for 20 more minutes.
- Potatoes will be golden brown on the outside with a nice crisp, while the insides will be soft and the syrup will be reduced and bubbly.
- Sprinkle pecans on top, add more maple syrup if you desire, and enjoy hot and melty.