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Sweet Potato Wedges

Quartered sweet potatoes bake in a mildly spiced butter sauce in this recipe shared by Donna Howard of Stoughton, Wisconsin. Leftovers can be made into either of the following second-day dishes with excellent results.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings (8 cups)


  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered lengthwise (about 10 cups)
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Arrange sweet potatoes in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the butter, orange juice, salt and cinnamon; drizzle over sweet potatoes. Cover and bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until tender.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 150 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 255mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Loiscooks
    Apr 13, 2015

    This is an excellent way to prepare sweet potatoes. So many sweet potato recipes call for brown sugar; this one does not. I will make this again. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  • anitatingley
    Jan 13, 2012

    Fabulous! Made these tonight and my hubby and I both loved them! I used Saigon Cinnamon, which was a recent find of mine for another recipe, and WOW....buttery, flavorful, will make again and again!