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Closeup of Candied Sweet Potatoes fresh from the oven.

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes are a delicious side dish to any meal and are especially known as being a holiday dish. Made with brown sugar, butter, and vinegar, it's a very easy dish to make right alongside your main meal.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword how to make candied sweet potatoes, sweet potatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 436kcal
Author Maike



  • Preheat oven to 425º Fahrenheit.
  • Peel and dice sweet potatoes and add to a large bowl. Set aside.
  • Combine butter, vinegar, and brown sugar in a small saucepan.
  • Simmer on medium heat until the butter has melted and the mixture is thick and syrupy. Add salt.
  • Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes and toss well.
  • Transfer well coated sweet potatoes onto a rimmed baking sheet. Spread into a single layer and bake for 25 minutes.


Calories: 436kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 586mg | Potassium: 1181mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 48590IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg