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Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  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)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Apple pie spice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
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.

SERVING
5 Makes a great side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Servings: 
16

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