5 lbs sweet potatoes
14 cup butter
3 large fresh jalapenos, finely chopped (if you want it less spicy, use less seeds)
8 ounces shredded monterey jack cheese, divided
1 teaspoon salt
12 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
Bake potatoes at 400 degrees F on oven rack 1 hour or until soft. Cool, remove skins. Place potatoes in a large bowl; add butter. Beat potatoes at medium speed with an electric beater until mashed. Stir in jalapenos, 1 cup cheese, salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 9 X 13" or 3 quart shallow baking dish; srinklle remaining 1 cup cheese over top. Bake at 400 degrees F for 30 minutes or until the edges are bubbly and the cheese is melted. Heat broiler. Broil casserole 3 minutes or until cheese is golden and crispy.