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Baked Coconut Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Coconut Sweet Potato Fries – Try something different with sweet potatoes. This side dish is always a big hit. Everyone loves these crispy fries. Enjoy!
Course Appetizer, Classic Recipes, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato, sweet potato fries
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
resting 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 172 kcal
Author Pam Beth


  • 3 medium to large sweet potatoes
  • 2 - 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/4-1/2 cup unsweetened grated coconut
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Coconut cooking spray, if you don’t have this, you can use canola spray


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 425 degrees, line a large cookie sheet or two with non-stick aluminum foil. Mist with cooking spray and set aside.

    2.Peel and cut potatoes into French fry shapes. Keep them around the same size for even cooking.

    3.Toss into a large bowl with the melted coconut oil. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste.

    4.Lay onto the cookie sheets in a single layer. Bake 15 minutes, take out and shake the pan around or with tongs, turn the potatoes over so each side gets nice and crispy. (Remember, the oven is very hot so make sure you use heavy oven mitts.)

    5.Place back in oven and bake an additional 15 minutes. One more time, take out, sprinkle coconut and place back in for 5 more minutes.

    6.Let sit on a cooling rack for 5 minutes. Serve up!