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Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes are a wonderful side dish for your holiday spread, and they don’t take a great deal of effort to make.
Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

This dish begins with toasted pecans, butter, honey, spices and of course – bourbon.

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

After baking your sweet potatoes, you’ll peel and slice them and slice an apple as well.

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Layered in a dish and topped with that wonderful bourbon and pecan mixture before baking, you can see how simple this recipe is to assemble.

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Don’t you just want to dive into it before you even bake it!?

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Mmmm…simple and delicious!

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Yield: 6-8 servings
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes are a wonderful side dish for your holiday spread, and they don't take a great deal of effort to make.

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/3 c bourbon
  • 1/2 c honey
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/16 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. To begin, place your sweet potatoes on a baking sheet, and bake at 375 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until they are slightly soft and cooked through.
  2. Remove them from the oven and cool long enough that you can handle them without burning your hands, about 30 minutes.
  3. Peel the skins off of the potatoes and slice them into 1/2 inch thick slices.
  4. Core and slice a Granny Smith (or other firm baking) apple.
  5. In a 2 quart, buttered baking dish, arrange your sweet potato slices and apples. Set this aside for a moment.
  6. In a medium skillet over high heat, toss in your pecans and toast them until they are slightly browned and beautifully fragrant.
  7. Turn the heat down to low and add in the butter.
  8. When the butter is melted, stir in the bourbon and remaining ingredients.
  9. Pour this mixture over the top of the sweet potatoes & apple. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes or until the sweet potatoes and apples are tender.
  10. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 227 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 3mg Sodium: 120mg Carbohydrates: 36g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 28g Protein: 2g
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Bourbon Glazed Sweet Potatoes - a simple and elegant side dish for your holiday spread. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

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