Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

4 lbs. sweet potatoes or yams

1/2 C. butter or margarine

1/2 C. bourbon

1/3 C. orange juice

1/4 C. firmly packed light brown sugar

1 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. apple pie spice

1/3 C. chopped pecans

Scrub the potatoes. Cook covered in boiling salted water to cover in a large saucepan about 35 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly, then peel.

Mash potatoes in large bowl. Add butter, bourbon, orange juice, brown sugar, salt and apple pie spice; beat until fluffy-smooth.

Spoon into a buttered 6-cup baking dish. Sprinkle nuts around edge

Bake at 350ºF for 45 minutes or until lightly browned.

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