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Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Candied sweet potatoes with a bourbon twist!


8 servings

Serving Size

1/8th of potatoes

Total Time


Bake Time

40 to 45 minutes



1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup butter OR margarine

1/3 cup bourbon OR orange juice

1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg

3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled


Preheat oven to 375ºF.

Warm sugar, butter, bourbon, cinnamon and nutmeg in a saucepan. Slice potatoes 1-inch thick and place in a large mixing bowl. Pour half of the butter bourbon mixture over potatoes, stir until well coated.

Place potatoes in a sprayed 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes; remove pan from the oven and pour remaining sauce over top. Return to oven and bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes until potatoes are cooked through (fork tender).

Recipe Note:  Grand Marnier can be substituted for bourbon.


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