Cooking for LIFE, November 2017

November Cooking for LIFE


Cooking for life!

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Southern Sweet PotatoeS

Anne Devillier Charpentier

Baton Rouge, LA


  • 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


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.)

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