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Baked Sweet Potato Sticks


Baked sweet potato sticks.4 small sweet potatoes

2 tablespoons oil

1½ teaspoon chili powder (optional)

1½ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 425˚F.
  2. Cut each sweet potato into sticks that are 1 inch wide.
  3. Mix the oil, chili powder, and 1 teaspoon of the salt in a small bowl.
  4. Place the sweet potato sticks on a cookie sheet and brush with the oil mixture.
  5. Bake the sweet potato sticks for 20 to 25 minutes, turning occasionally, until they are golden brown and tender.

Makes 6 servings

Safety tip: To prevent burns and other injuries, an adult should slice ingredients and supervise use of the oven.