Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Oat Crust Recipe

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Danny Published: December 22, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Oat Crust

Make some delectably candied sweet potatoes for your next side dish! It comes with a crunchy pecan oat crust for a more rich and tasteful meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 10 minutes
Total: 1 hour 25 minutes



For Candied Sweet Potatoes:

  • 4lbssweet potatoes,peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 5tbspbutter
  • cupgolden brown sugar,packed
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • ¼tspground nutmeg
  • ground ginger,a pinch
  • ½tspsalt

For Pecan Oat Crust:

  • ½cuppecans,chopped
  • ½cupquick oats
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 2tbspbrown sugar
  • ½tspsalt


Candied Sweet Potatoes:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Melt the butter in a microwave safe bowl or in a small saucepan.

  3. Add the golden brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt into the bowl with the butter, then mix to combine.

  4. Add the sweet potatoes to the baking pan, then toss them with the melted butter mixture.

  5. Cook the potatoes covered for 45 to 50 minutes.

Pecan Oat Crust:

  1. Add the pecans, oats, butter, brown sugar and salt to a small bowl, then smash with a fork to combine.

  2. Take the foil off the baking pan, then add the crumble evenly on top.

  3. Bake for an additional 20 minutes.

  4. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 267.42kcal
  • Fat: 10.01g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.59g
  • Trans Fat: 0.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.49g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 42.85g
  • Fiber: 5.37g
  • Sugar: 15.82g
  • Protein: 3.30g
  • Cholesterol: 17.81mg
  • Sodium: 280.67mg
  • Calcium: 62.12mg
  • Potassium: 554.23mg
  • Iron: 1.27mg
  • Vitamin A: 1128.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.68mg
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