Sweet Potato Biscuits

Debbie Sue


These biscuits are moist and delicious!
Served warm with butter and honey.
They also reheat well the next day. Enjoy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 16 biscuits


  • 1 c
    cooked, mashed, and cooled sweet potatoes (from 1 large sweet potato)
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    plus 2 1/2 teaspoons, baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening

How to Make Sweet Potato Biscuits


  1. In a bowl mix together, sweet potatoes, milk, sugar, egg, and the melted butter.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
    With a pastry cutter, cut the shortening into the flour mixture.
  3. Pour the sweet potato mixture into the flour mixture.
    Mix until just combined. Do not over mix!
  4. Using a large spoon, drop onto baking sheets.

    Bake in a preheated, 400 degree oven, for 17 minutes, or until golden.
  5. These are delicious served warm, with butter and honey!

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About Sweet Potato Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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