Coconut-Bourbon Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Preparation time: 25
Cooking time: 35

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 14

Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: side ·


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 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
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


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.
In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. Add butter; mix until crumbly. Stir in pecans; sprinkle over marshmallows.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden brown.


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