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mary's sweet potato biscuits

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Beth French
Kinston, NC

My son has a Step-Grandmother named Mary. He brought me her recipe and asked me to make them at home because they are so good. He's right, they are delicious!

(2 ratings)
yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For mary's sweet potato biscuits

  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    sweet potato, boiled, baked and skinned and pressed through a sieve
  • 4 c
    self rising flour
  • 1 c

How To Make mary's sweet potato biscuits

  • 1
    Mix Crisco, sugar and sweet potato(by hand, using dough hooks on electric mixer or using potato masher).
  • 2
    Add flour gradually, saving 1/2 cup to roll dough in.
  • 3
    Spoon balls (size of a large egg) into flour.
  • 4
    Roll balls and flatten into biscuits. Sprinkle with flour.
  • 5
    Layer floured biscuits into pie pan with waxed paper.
  • 6
    Cook on biscuit pan at 425 degrees for 10 minutes or until brown.
  • 7
    Serve warm with butter or margarine.
  • 8
    *Dough may be kept in the refrigerator for up to one week.

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