Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

a plate of sweet potato fries

Crispy and delicious, these homemade sweet potato fries are just about as easy as it gets!


  • 1 medium sweet potato, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick fries
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch or arrowroot starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. Toss the sweet potatoes with the cornstarch/arrowroot, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika until the fries are evenly coated, then drizzle the olive oil over top and toss to coat again.
  3. Spread the fries out on the parchment paper-lined baking sheet, making sure they don’t overlap.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, then toss and bake for another 15-20 minutes, or until crisp.
  5. Serve and enjoy!