Sweet Potato Bacon Fries


  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, cut into matchsticks
  • 12 strips of bacon
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Prepare a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a baking pan.
  2. Slice each piece of bacon in half, lengthwise and then in half, widthwise, so there will be 4 strips cut from 1 piece of bacon.
  3. Wrap a strip of bacon around a matchstick sweet potato.
  4. Place on baking sheet. Repeat until all the bacon is gone.
  5. Sprinkle with a bit of brown sugar and bake for 25 minutes until the sweet potatoes feel soft.
  6. Brush with maple syrup and turn the oven to broil and let the tops get crispy
  7. Serve immediately.