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Southern Sweet PotatoeS
Anne Devillier Charpentier
Baton Rouge, LA
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
- 6 – 1 lb. cans of sweet potatoes
1 C Sugar 1/4 C buttermilk
1 – 8oz. package of cream cheese
1 C Bourbon
Syrup Ingredients: 2 C Sugar 1/4 C Milk 1 Stick butter
HOW TO MAKE IT:
Heat potatoes in juice, drain, and mash.
Add sugar, buttermilk, bourbon and mix.
Add softened cream cheese to mixture.
Prepare syrup by boiling ingredients together until thick.
(Don’t let syrup get too thick.)
Pour syrup over mixture.
Mix well and place in casserole dish.
Sprinkle pecans on top and add marshmallows.
Bake at 3750 for 1 hour.
Serves up to 20.
(Note: Recipe works well without bourbon, too.)