Smashed Sweet Potatoes


"Sweet potatoes with orange and bourbon. I use 1/2 cup sugar but if you prefer candied sweet potatoes, use the whole cup. Orange juice can be substituted for the bourbon if you are serving to small children."


servings 348 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 348 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.1g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Boil sweet potatoes until tender.
  2. Peel and mash until more or less lumpless. Add brown sugar, orange juice and rind, bourbon, butter or margarine, and pumpkin pie spice. Mix well. Spread in shallow dish (10 inch deep dish pie plate works well).
  3. Bake 30 minutes in a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven. Top with marshmallows and broil very briefly.
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  1. 9 Ratings


I have made this recipe just as it is (except with a little less bourbon :) or have combined it with a sweet potato souffle recipe and it has been phenomenal both ways. Whenever Thanksgiving com...

Loved it and so did my family. It's now my favorite recipe for sweet potatoes!

Great dish! I loved the addition of the orange flavor and zest in sweet potatoes! No bourbon and don't need marshmallows - it's sweet enough. Maybe candied pecans on top would give it a nice...

These are excellent smashed sweet potatoes. I omitted the marshmallows and bourbon. Instead of juicing an orange, I just used a quarter cup of orange juice. I also roasted the potatoes before...

This was very, very good - I used the orange juice instead of the bourbon and it turned out great - thanks for the recipe!

This was ok, I have a better one that I use all the time and want to keep the best so will discard this one.

These were good - my 2 yr old ate them right up, so that was great.