Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans Recipe

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans Recipe

How To Make Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Try out these twice baked sweet potatoes topped with sugared pecans and brown sugar! They’re easy-to-bake, and make a filling side dish for any big meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • 5medium sweet potatoes
  • ½cupbrown sugar,packed, plus some for sprinkling
  • ¾tspcinnamon
  • ¼tspnutmeg
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • tspground black pepper,coarse
  • 6tbspunsalted butter
  • ½cupsugared pecans,chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. wash, scrub and dry the sweet potatoes.

  3. Pierce the sweet potatoes with a fork.

  4. Bake them for 60 to 75 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork.

  5. Cut off the top ⅓ of the potato lengthwise, then scoop out the insides, leaving a ¼-inch wall thickness of the sweet potato.

  6. Add the scooped out sweet potatoes with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, black pepper, and butter to a food processor. Combine until smooth.

  7. Put the mixture back into 4 potato shells, then top with brown sugar and pecans.

  8. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.

  9. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 179.59kcal
  • Fat: 10.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.28g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.08g
  • Fiber: 2.55g
  • Sugar: 9.96g
  • Protein: 1.57g
  • Cholesterol: 18.32mg
  • Sodium: 132.82mg
  • Calcium: 33.27mg
  • Potassium: 252.47mg
  • Iron: 0.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 519.32µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.62mg
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