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Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes

These Maple Bacon Sweet Potatoes are easy to make and are a wonderful side dish!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: bacon sweet potatoes, easy sweet potatoes, maple sweet potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, roasted vegetables
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes peeled and cubed.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 to 4 strips raw bacon cut into small pieces
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine the oil, maple syrup, ground cinnamon and bacon pieces in a bowl.  Toss potatoes in the oil and syrup mixtures.  Spread sweet potatoes on a sprayed baking sheet or one covered with parchment paper.  Make sure your baking sheet has sides so drippings will not run over in your oven.
  • Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until potatoes test done.