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Vanilla Spice Sweet Potato Fries (Serves 2)



These sweet potato fries are a naturally sweet snack or side dish. As a bonus, the vanilla spice warms the whole house with a pleasant aroma.
This recipe is Henry-approved.
Ingredients
1 medium sweet potato
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Vanilla Spice Sweet Potato Fries ready to bake.
Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Rinse and peel sweet potato. Cut into 3-inch sticks that are ¼- to ½-inch thick.

Pour olive oil, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla into a Ziploc bag. Seal the bag and mix the spices to combine. Add sweet potato to the bag. Reseal the bag and mix the sweet potato around to coat with the spices. Allow sweet potato to marinate in the spice mixture for 5 minutes.

Arrange the sweet potato fries in a single layer in a 13x9-inch baking pan. Cook for 15 minutes. Turn with a spatula and cook for an additional 15 minutes. Turn with a spatula and cook for an additional 10-15 minutes until they start to brown. Serve immediately.
Vanilla Spice Sweet Potato Fries hot out of the oven.
How your kids can help
  • 2-year old: Using their hands to mix the spices in the Ziploc bag.
  • 3-year old: Rinsing and peeling the sweet potato.
  • 4-year old: Arranging the sweet potato fries in a single layer in a baking pan.
  • 5-year old: Coating the sweet potato with the spices in the Ziploc bag.
Henry snacks on Vanilla Spice Sweet Potato Fries.

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