Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole topped with spicy pecans, brown sugar and bacon will be the favorite at your holiday meal. The savory addition of rosemary to the topping makes it even better.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: bourbon, pecans, sweet potatoes
4medium sweet potatoesabout 4 cups
6slicesbaconcooked and crumbled
To cook the potatoes poke them with a fork and bake in the oven at 400º for 1 hour or microwave for about 8 minutes until soft and tender. Cool and peel away skins. Mash in a large bowl. Add in brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, milk, butter, eggs and bourbon until fully combined. Pour into greased casserole dish.
In a separate bowl, add cooked bacon, brown sugar, flour, pecans, butter, cayenne, rosemary. Mix well. Spread on top of sweet potato mixture.
Bake at 350º for 30-40 minutes or until the pecans are golden.