Maple Bourbon Sweet Potatoes
3 lbs sweet potatoes
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 tsp all spice
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup walnuts
4 tbsp. butter
1/2 cup bourbon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In small bowl whisk together the bourbon, maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and all spice. Add cornstarch gradually and stir until mixture reaches a saucey consistence or thickens a bit.
Cut the ends off of the sweet potatoes and cut into slices about 1/2 inch thick. Place sweet potato slices into large bowl and toss with half the maple bourbon mixture.
Add slices into a baking dish, lining up in rows.
Pour remaining bourbon mixture over potatoes in dish.
Place dish in oven and bake for 45 minutes.
While potatoes are baking mix together the rest of the maple glaze add in tablespoon more maple syrup and walnuts. Mix until combined.
After 45 minutes of the sweet potatoes cooking pour the rest of the maple bourbon mix over potatoes and continue to cook for 15-30 minutes. Until potatoes are tender!