¼ cup light olive oil
¼ cup dark brown sugar or granulated sugar
¼ cup water
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
1 cinnamon stick
4 pounds sweet potatoes
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with parchment.
In a medium saucepan, bring to a boil the oil, sugar, water, salt and ginger. Add the cinnamon stick and simmer 5minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cinnamon stick and discard.
Peel sweet potatoes and cut them in wedges lengthwise. Toss potato wedges with brown sugar mixture and spread on prepared pan. Bake 40 minutes or until tender, stirring once after 20 minutes. Serve immediately.