Mashed Sweet Potatoes With White Cheddar Cheese

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F; scrub potatoes and prick with a fork.
  • Place potatoes on a foil lined baking sheet and bake until tender, about 40 minutes, remove from oven and let cool slightly; reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F.
  • Once potatoes are cool enough to handle, scrape pulp from skins into a bowl and mash; add 2 tablespoons butter, 3/4 teaspoon salt, stir in cheese,bourbon (or juice), cream, and 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar while mashing.
  • Transfer to a buttered 1 1/2 quart casserole; cover, bake until heated through, about 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a microwave safe 2 quart casserole, combine remaining butter, brown sugar, and salt; add onions.
  • Microwave on high until onion is crisp tender, about 3 to 4 minutes; add apples, cover and microwave until apple is tender, 2 minutes more.
  • Stir in thyme and pepper; serve with sweet potatoes.
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