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Smoked Sweet Potatoes

Not just whole sweet potatoes cooked on a smoker, these are diced before smoking to get that amazing flavor throughout every bite.
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  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • teaspoons bourbon
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sage or other herbs, see notes


  • Melt butter over medium low heat in small sauce pan.
  • Add additional ingredients and stir to blend.
  • Place cubed sweet potatoes in a 10" cast iron skillet and top with butter mixture, stirring.
  • Cook in smoker or grill with wood chips in box at approximately 275° for 2+/- hours, stirring every 20 minutes. Remove and from heat when a fork pierces a cube without resistance.


Additional herb options are rosemary or thyme.
Honey can be substituted with brown sugar.
Cooking times and temperature can vary if cooking with additional items at a different temperature. Check for doneness each time the sweet potatoes are stirred.
Keyword smoked, sweet potatoes; fall
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