Bourbon Sweet Potatoes!

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces, just good food from fresh ingredients.” – Julia Child

This super easy recipe will be the hit of any meal as a side dish. The bourbon adds a bit of a tang, giving this dish a deliciously sweet & savory flavor. Be sure to let me know if you try it, and how you & your family enjoyed it!

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Ingredients:

4 to 5 medium sized sweet potatoes or yams, cut into ¼ inch round coins
1 stick salted butter, divided into TBSP’s
½ cup Bourbon
½ cup maple syrup
1 ½ cups light brown sugar

We like Jim Beam bourbon!

1. Peel, wash, and cut sweet potatoes into ⅛ to ¼ inch coins.

Pro Tip: Save the peels and toss them in your garden. They will break down over the winter adding nutrients to your soil!

2. Layer bottom of a 9” x 13” baking dish with sweet potatoes; put 6 TBSP’s butter evenly spaced on top of potatoes; spread ½ cup of the brown sugar evenly across the potatoes

3. Repeat this process 3 times.

4. Pour the maple syrup & bourbon over the potatoes evenly.

5. Cover and bake for 45 minutes; remove foil and bake for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until fork tender.

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6 thoughts on “Bourbon Sweet Potatoes!

    • I’ve always made them just regular candied and then I saw this recipe and adjusted it. The liquor burns off, but it makes such an incredibly different flavor. You’ll have to try it.

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