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When you’re craving Sweet Potato Pie and Pecan Pie, combine the two for a Cinnamon and Sugar Sweet Potato side dish. This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you click through and make a purchase. 

I got this crazy idea to try and recreate a sweet potato and pecan pie as a healthier side dish for our Sunday Pork Roast. I’m kind of new to using sweet potatoes still, so I wasn’t sure how it would turn out.

It actually just started as roasted sweet potatoes, but as I started cutting the sweet potato up, I thought I didn’t really want to turn on the oven. That was followed by trying to decide what spices to use. When I tossed in cinnamon and sugar, that’s when the idea of pie popped into my head.  So I hit the cupboard and found my bag of chopped pecans. It all came together so nicely.

The cinnamon and sugar added a nice little extra sweetness, that helped the kids enjoy the potatoes. YAY!  
 
I hope you enjoy these as well.  I wish I could tell you exactly how to make the cranberry gravy I had with this as well, but since it came off the pork roast and I just thickened it up, I’ll have to try and recreate it soon.
 
Cinnamon and Sugar Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes and Pecans make this decadent side dish everyone will love
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Ingredients
  1. 1 large Sweet Potato
  2. 1 TBS Butter
  3. 1 TBS and 1 tsp Cinnamon Sugar Mix
  4. 2-3 TBS chopped Pecans
Instructions
  1. Peel and chop the Sweet Potato.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the butter, and add the sweet potatoes.
  3. Fry for about 5 minutes, and add the cinnamon sugar mixture and pecans.
  4. Fry for another 5-10 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked through, and slightly browned.
  5. Serve warm.
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  1. Adelina – I LOVE sweet potato, and with cinnamon it's a hit dish for me!!
    Be sure I'm going to make it
    Thank you for the recipe and for the party and have a good weekend

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