Irish Potato Biscuits

Irish Potato Biscuits

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Diana Perry


This is from my Grandmother's recipes. My only update was the parchment paper on the cookie sheet because I don't like getting stuff off of the pans!


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How to Make Irish Potato Biscuits


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add to the freshly mashed, or left over potatoes; heat slowly over medium-low heat, stirring the potatoes and milk to blend; add shortening and stir until blended with the potatoes & milk. Allow to cool to room temperature.
  3. Mix the flour, salt and baking powder together; Stir into the potato mixture.
  4. Flour your board, and pat out the dough with floured hands. You can pat into rectangle, and cut out square biscuits, or use a well-floured biscuit cutter.
  5. Place on parchment paper lined cookie tin, and bake about 12-16 minutes, depending on the oven.

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About Irish Potato Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tags: For Kids Heirloom

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