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A large baking pan filled with sweet potato fries and a serving dish of ketchup

Garlic Butter Sweet Potato Fries

Learn how to make crisp and perfectly-seasoned Garlic Butter Sweet Potato Fries! Using warm spices, creamy butter and aromatic garlic, we create the most absolutely perfect, baked fry ever!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword fries, potatoes, sweet potato
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 50kcal


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • black pepper to take
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg

For Garlic butter:

  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with foil.
  • Skin potatoes and cut sweet potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick strips. Place sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Drizzle with butter then season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and nutmeg and toss to coat. Arrange sweet potatoes in a single layer on prepared baking sheets and bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Turn potatoes over and bake for 10 to 15 minutes more or until golden brown and potatoes are tender. 
  • Whisk butter and garlic powder together and drizzle over fries and serve.


Switch up the potatoes.  This fry recipe works with any type of potato outside of sweet potatoes as well.


Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 127mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 5421IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg