sweet potatoes with butter.
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swirls of cinnamon butter on a plate.
raw sweet potatoes.
butter, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.
piping bag in a glass.

Remove the potatoes from the oven and slice down the middle.  Gently squeeze open creating a cavity and top with your butter.  Serve and enjoy.

cooked sweet potatoes next to swirls of butter.
sweet potatoes topped with swirls of cinnamon butter.
sweet potatoes with butter.

Sweet Potatoes & Cinnamon Honey Butter for Two

A simple roasted sweet potato gets a little love from cinnamon honey butter. A fast and easy side dish for the holidays.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine General
Servings 2 Served
Calories 137 kcal

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


  • 2 Small/Medium sweet potatoes scrubbed and pricked all over with a knife
  • 4 Tbsp. Butter salted (if using unsalted, add ¼ Tsp. of salt) room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp. Honey
  • 1 Tsp. Cinnamon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375 Degrees.
  • Place the pricked sweet potatoes right on the oven racks or on a baking sheet in the middle of the oven. Bake until the potato is cooked through and soft. About 1 hour – 1 hour 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl whip the butter, honey, cinnamon and salt if using with a hand mixer until well incorporated and fluffy.
  • Split the cooked potato in half and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with a tablespoon or two of the flavored butter.


Calories: 137kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.2gTrans Fat: 0.1gSodium: 216mgPotassium: 28mgFiber: 2gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 7IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 88mgIron: 1mg
Keyword healthier choice, sides, thanksgiving, vegetables
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