Massachusetts WIC Program

This recipe was provided by Massachusetts WIC and adapted from Cooking Matters.

Sweet Potato Fries

Cripsy baked sweet potato fries
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Mains & Sides
Servings: 6 servings of 8-10 fries


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • non-stick cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Scrub and rinse potatoes. Cut into thick strips that are about ½ inch wide. Place into the large bowl.
  • Sprinkle the paprika, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper over the sweet potatoes. Drizzle the oil over them and toss well until coated.
  • Spray baking sheet with cooking spray and spread potatoes on it in a thin single layer. Bake for 15 minutes, remove and turn fries over, then bake for 10-15 more minutes until fries are cooked through and crispy.
  • Let cool and serve.


  • For easier cleanup, line the baking sheet with tin foil
  • White potatoes can be used in place of all or part of the sweet potatoes
  • Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of cinnamon (in place of paprika and cayenne) over the fries for a different flavor
  • Peel potatoes if diesiredSweet potato fries - nutrition label
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