Sweet Potato Biscuits

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A nice surprise to traditional biscuits.

Recipe is from Southern Living.


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makes 3 dozen
30 Min
20 Min


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5 c
self-rising flour
1 Tbsp
1 tsp
kosher salt
1 c
cold butter, cut into small cubes
1/4 c
cold vegetable shortening
2 c
1 c
cooked mashed sweet potatoes
parchment paper
2 Tbsp
butter, melted

How to Make Sweet Potato Biscuits


  • 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Stir together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut butter cubes and shortening into flour mixture with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse meal. Cover and chill 10 minutes.
  • 2Whisk together buttermilk and sweet potato. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 3Turn dough out onto a well floured surface and knead lightly 3 or 4 times. Pat or roll dough to 3/4 inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch round cutter, reshaping scraps once (do not twist cutter). Place rounds on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • 4Bake at 425 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Remove from oven and brush tops of biscuits with melted butter. Serve immediately.

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About Sweet Potato Biscuits

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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