Bourbon Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 5 1/2 Minutes
Servings 5-8

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Our simple and sweet Bourbon Sweet Potatoes make an excellent side dish for any weeknight meal.

Fit And Healthy

Nutrition Info Per Serving


  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 tbs. butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 (29 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, drained
  • 1 tbs. bourbon (optional)

Steps to Prepare

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugars and water. Over moderately high heat, cook until sugar is completely melted and the mixture begins to boil, occasionally stirring.
  2. Add butter and vanilla, return to a boil.
  3. If you are using bourbon, remove the above mixture from heat and add the bourbon. *IMPORTANT: BE CAREFUL, ALCOHOL IS FLAMMABLE*.
  4. Return the mixture to the heat in order to allow the alcohol to burn off.
  5. Reduce heat and add drained Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, gently turning to coat evenly. Allow to simmer slowly for 5-10 minutes while turning occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat and serve.