Sprinkle chops with salt and pepper. In skillet melt butter over medium heat; add sweet potatoes and chops. Brown for 2 minutes, turning once. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add carrots, peaches, onion, maple syrup, and bourbon. Cover; simmer for 8 minutes or until desired doneness.
Using slotted spoon, transfer chops, potatoes, carrots, peaches, and onions to platter; bring syrup mixture to boiling. Boil gently, uncovered, 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over chops. Garnish with thyme, if desired. Makes 4 servings.