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Coconut Pecan Sweet Potatoes Recipe

This slow cooker Coconut Pecan Sweet Potatoes are a much healthier version of “candied” potatoes.  The coconut is sweet and the pecans add a nice crunch. Let the delicious cinnamon scent fill your home!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Coconut Pecan Sweet Potatoes, Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes
Servings: 8
Calories: 335kcal
Author: Steph Loaiza


  • Slow Cooker
  • Small Mixing Bowl


  • 6 Sweet Potatoes Peeled and diced
  • ½ cup pecans
  • ½ cup shredded coconut
  • cup sugar
  • cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt


  • Place potatoes in a slow cooker that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Place pecans, coconut, brown sugar, white sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, and salt in a small bowl. Mix with a fork until completely combined.
  • Pour pecan mixture over top of the potatoes.
  • Cook on high for 3 1/2 - 4 hours until potatoes are tender.
  • Serve warm.


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 161mg | Potassium: 628mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 24224IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg