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Brown Sugar & Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Creamy, sweet with a little bit of salty these Brown Sugar & Bacon Mashed Sweet Potatoes are an addicting and flavorful side dish you cant resist making.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 654kcal


  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup butter cut into quarters and divided
  • 2-3 Tbs milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 lb bacon cooked and crumbled


  • Cook and crumble bacon and set aside to drain on a paper towel.
  • In large pot add sweet potatoes and enough water to cover potatoes to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Drain potatoes and place in large mixing bowl.
  • Add 3/4 of your butter to potatoes and let it melt slightly then add in milk, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon.
  • With hand mixer blend your potatoes until smooth and creamy (there will be some chunks and thats ok, remove any huge chunks).
  • Stir in your cooked bacon until combined.
  • Place in serving bowl and sprinkle with additional brown sugar and remaining butter if desired.


Calories: 654kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 919mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 21950IU | Vitamin C: 3.6mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 1.4mg