Oven Fries


3 potatoes (about 1 pound total)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil

*Create-A-Flavor Changes
Add your own ideas, too!
• Try different kinds of potatoes.
• Add 1 teaspoon chili powder to the oil.
• Add 1 teaspoon garlic powder to the oil.
• Sprinkle potatoes with grated parmesan cheese before baking.
• Use sweet potatoes and sprinkle with cinnamon..


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Wash and peel potatoes.
  3. Put potatoes on cutting board. With a sharp knife, cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Place the potato halves flat side down, and cut each into 4 slices; cut again to make thinner strips.
  4. Place potatoes on a baking sheet.
  5. Measure oil into a small bowl.
  6. With pastry brush, lightly coat potatoes with oil.
  7. Place baking sheet in preheated oven. Bake potatoes 20 minutes, or until browned.

Yields about 48 fries

Source: Cooking Up Fun! Pyramid of Snacks – Cornell University Cooperative Extension