These crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries make for the ultimate side dish. Sweet potatoes sliced into thin strands drizzled with oil, seasoned then baked.

Though the fries are baked and not fried, they taste amazing.

Sweet potato fries in a baking sheet topped with black pepper and chopped greens

Just like classic French fries that go with just about everything, so do Sweet Potatoes.

SWEET POTATO wedges recipe-

This recipe for baked fries is classic and so easy. The sweet potatoes are season crispiness makes for a great side dish. These baked fries are so easy to make and so good!

Sweet potato fries stacked in a row and topped with fresh greens and black pepper.

HOW TO CUT sweet potato-

The key to the perfect fries is the way you cut the potato. You can cut them larger like wedges or thinner strands for extra crispiness as classic fries are cut.

  1. Peel the sweet potato with a vegetable peeler.
  2. Slice the potatoes.
  3. So the potato is stable when slicing, slice the edge of the sweet potato so you had a flat side of the potato to use.
  4. Slice the potato lengthwise into about ¼” inch slices (up to ½” but no more).
  5. Cut into fries.
  6. Stack the slices then slice into fries.
Uncooked sweet potato slices laid out on a baking sheet drizzled in oil and topped with seasoning.


These are really easy to make and so you want to make sure the rest of the food is ready for serving.

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F and line a rimmed 13×18 baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Peel and slice the potatoes into fries.
  3. Spread out the fries into the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Drizzle oil over the fries and toss.
  5. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the seasoning. Season the fries and toss to combine.
  6. Bake at 425°F for 13-15 minutes, or until crispy and cooked to desired tenderness.
  7. Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.
Crispy sweet potato fries laid out on a baking sheet topped with greens and pepper.

Frequently asked questions-

Why are my sweet potato fries not crispy?

If the fries aren’t crispy enough, they were cooked at too low of a temperature or removed too quickly.

What do you eat with sweet potato fries?

You can enjoy sweet potato fries as a dish for almost any dish. You can also just enjoy them with your favorite dipping sauce.

Do I need to peel my sweet potato fries?

You DON’T need to peel your sweet potato fries. If you like the skin on your fries you can keep them unpeeled, just be sure to clean the potatoes properly.

Can I freeze my fries?.

Yes! These sweet potato fries freeze great! After the fries are cooked then cooled, add them to a freezer bag and freeze for up to 3 months.
To REHEAT: Take out the fries and reheat in the oven, toaster oven, or air fryer until reheated.

How do you reheat sweet potato fries?

Reheat the sweet potato fries in the oven, toaster oven, or our favorite way is the air fryer until reheated and crispy.

Sweet potato fries on a baking with a fork.


These fries are great are so versatile and may be served as a side to just about any dish. Here are some of our favorite options.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Tender and crispy homemade Baked Sweet Potato Fries recipe. Thinly cut sweet potatoes drizzled in oil, seasoned and baked to perfection.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 296 kcal



  • Peel and slice the potatoes into 1/2 inch thin fries.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F and line a 13×18 baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add the sweet potato fries into prepared baking sheet and drizzle with oil and toss to combine.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Season the sweet potato fries and mix until combined.
  • Bake at 425°F for13-15 minutes, until golden and reached desired tenderness.
  • Enjoy.


Calories: 296kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 4gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 708mgPotassium: 809mgFiber: 7gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 32669IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 73mgIron: 2mg
(The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)
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