Sweet Potato Biscuits



A friend is making a Thanksgiving brunch and asked me for some ideas.This is one of the recipes I gave her ,I usually make sweet potato biscuits when I have left over sweet potatoes from making pies.My family likes to make sandwiches with sliced ham and sweet potato biscuits.
I usually pat my biscuit dougn in a rectangle and cut into squares.


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  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    cooked mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Sweet Potato Biscuits


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
    In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, sugar,salt and nutmeg. Cut in the shortening until pieces of shortening are pea-sized
    or smaller. Mix in the sweet potatoes, and enough of the milk to make
    a soft dough.

    Turn dough out onto a floured surface, and pat out to 3/4 inch
    thickness. Cut into circles using a biscuit cutter or cut into 2 inch squares. Place biscuits 1 inch apart onto a greased baking sheet.
    Option:brush melted butter on top of biscuits and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
    Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.

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About Sweet Potato Biscuits

Course/Dish: Biscuits

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