Midnight in Pearis Sweet Potatoes


Adapted from Marcia Kiesel, Food & Wine

Move over marshmallows – mashed sweet potatoes get an upgrade with the help of our Midnight in Pearis fruit butter. Chunks of bosc pear and warm spices of vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon blend with the sweet potatoes for a sweet and savory side dish that may just take center stage at dinner.

Yield: 4-6 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup Midnight in Pearis
  • Salt to taste
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Pierce sweet potatoes all over with a fork and place on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake for 1 ½ hours or until very tender.
  2. Peel the sweet potatoes and transfer to a large bowl. Mash with a potato masher until creamy, then mash in the butter. Stir in Midnight in Pearis. Season with salt and serve.