Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 0 mins

Coming from Lynchburg, Tennessee you knew these would not be complete without a bit of Jack Daniels! Recipe courtesy of Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pan sweet potatoes in just enough water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil, cover and cook until tender, about 35 minutes.
  3. Drain and cool, then peel off skins.
  4. In mixing bowl mash the potatoes with butter.
  5. Add sugar, salt and whiskey.
  6. Spread half the potatoes in 1.5 quart buttered casserole dish. Sprinkle with half the pecans. Repeat layers.
  7. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

Nice. I cut the Jack Daniels in half. I recalled from making it in the past that I thought it was a bit "boozy" with the full amount.

Vicki in AZ November 24, 2005