Mini Bourbon-Spice Sweet Potato Gratins


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Mini Bourbon-Spice Sweet Potato Gratins

These adorable sweet potato gratins are a deliciously spiced, perfectly tasty twist on an old staple. Serve them as sides or as a sweet treat after dinner. Browned mini marshmallows on top make them simply irresistible!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 gratins
Calories: 177kcal


  • 6 large sweet potatoes ~ 4lb
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tablespoons bourbon
  • 2 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows ~94 marshmallows


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Scrub sweet potatoes, pierce several times with a fork, and wrap individually in foil.
  • Place on baking sheet in oven and roast for approximately 60 minutes or until soft.
  • Let cool.
  • Remove foil and cut lengthwise through skin, scoop out flesh and place in a large bowl (discard skins or reserve for another use).
  • Use an immersion blender or hand mixer to combine potatoes, cream, bourbon, sugar, salt, spices until smooth.
  • Spoon ~ 1/2 cup of puree into each of 12 ramekins.
  • Top each with 7 mini marshmallows.
  • When ready to serve, place ramekins on a baking sheet in a 400 degree oven until purée is warmed through and marshmallows are softened and lightly browned (~5-10 minutes).


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 476mg | Potassium: 513mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 430.6% | Vitamin C: 4.4% | Calcium: 5.2% | Iron: 5.2%

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