Coconut-Bourbon Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Coconut-Bourbon Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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What is it about sweet potatoes that unnerve some people? For those who firmly state they hate a yam because of the color or texture, the rich addition of coconut, bourbon and spices might just win them over. —Rebecca Anderson, Driftwood, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 14 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon molasses, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom, optional
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 444 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 167 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients; add molasses and cardamom if desired. Stir in coconut and raisins. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; sprinkle with marshmallows.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Add butter; mix until crumbly. Stir in pecans; sprinkle over marshmallows.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden brown. Yield: 14 servings.
Originally published as Coconut-Bourbon Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home February/March 2012, p79

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 444 calories, 15 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 167 mg sodium, 73 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"MAKE THIS A REGULAR ADDITION TO YOUR HOLIDAY MEAL-you will not be disappointed!!!"

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2013

"This will be my go-to recipe from now on. It's like sweet potato casserole on crack and it is AMAZING!"

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