When the timer goes off, turn the oven off. Do not open the oven, as you do not want the heat to escape. Let the sweet potatoes sit in the cooling oven for at least 30 minutes. Finally, remove them from the oven with tongs, while wearing an oven mitt. Serve immediately. If you’re so inclined, cut the potatoes lengthwise and top with a dollop of the Bourbon Honey-Pecan Butter recipe listed below.