Bourbon Sweet Potatoes
|Title:||Bourbon Sweet Potatoes|
4 pounds sweet potatoes or yams
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup bourbon
1/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
1/3 cup chopped pecans
Scrub the potatoes. Cook covered in boiling salted water to cover in a large saucepan about 35 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly, then peel.
Mash potatoes in large bowl. Add butter, bourbon, orange juice, brown sugar, salt and apple pie spice; beat until fluffy-smooth. Spoon into a buttered 6-cup baking dish. Sprinkle nuts around edge. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until lightly browned.