A baking dish of Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole
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Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole

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.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon, pecans, sweet potatoes
Servings: 10
Calories: 465kcal


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes about 4 cups
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 6 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • cup flour
  • 1 ½ cups pecans
  • cup butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary


  • 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.
  • Topping:
  • 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.


You can substitute vanilla for the bourbon


Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 335mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 7857IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 1mg