Bourbon Sweet Potatoes
|Sweet potatoes/Yams||4 Pound|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)|
|Bourbon||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Apple pie spice||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
1 In a large saucepan,add scrubbed potatoes with boiling salted water.Cook covered for about 35 minutes or just until tender. Drain and cool slightly.
2 In a large bowl,place the potatoes and mash.Add butter or margerine,bourbon,orange juice,brown sugar,salt and apple pie spice.Beat until fluffy smooth.
3 In a buttered 6-cup baking dish,spoon the mixture and sprinkle nuts around the edge.
4 Bake in a moderate oven at 350 degrees farenheit for 45 minutes or until lightly browned.
5 Makes a great side dish.