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tipsy sweet potatoes

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Recipe by
donna morales
New Orleans, LA

This recipe was found in one of my old cookbooks. It just sound so delish, I wanted to share. Will be making this one this year for thanksgiving.

(1 rating)
yield 6 to 8

Ingredients For tipsy sweet potatoes

  • 4 lg
    sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    broken pecans, lightly toasted

How To Make tipsy sweet potatoes

  • 1
    In a large pan cook the unpeeled sweet potatoes in just enough water to cover completely. Bring to a boil, cover, and cook until tender, about 35 minutes. Drain and cool, then peel off the skins. Ina mixing bowl mash the potatoes with the butter. Add the sugar, salt, and whiskey.
  • 2
    In a buttered 1 1/2 quart round casserole dish, spread half of the potatoes and sprinkle with half of the pecans. Repeat the layers. Bake at 325 degrees until hot, about 30 minutes. NOTE: White sugar may be substituted for brown sugar to give a different taste to the dish.

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