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Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 1 hour 15 mins
  • servings: 8




  • 3 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 1/2 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, room temperature

Cook's Note

Place the sweet potatoes in the oven after the turkey has roasted for an hour.


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange sweet potatoes in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Add sugar and bourbon and toss to combine; season with salt and pepper. Bake until sweet potatoes are tender and glazed, 1 to 1 1/2 hours, tossing every 30 minutes. Stir in butter before serving.

Everyday Food, November 2009



Reviews (1)

  • glassdish 9 Jan, 2011

    This recipe is so easy and everyone loves it. I did not have bourbon so used Bushmills and it was fine. So I have renamed it Bushmills Sweet Potatoes, which of course is popular with the Irish crowd!!