• Servings 12
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 15 min
  • Cuisine
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Sweet Potato Biscuits


  • 2 cups of sifted flour
  • 4 tsp of baking powder
  • 2 tsp of kosher salt
  • 2/3 cup of shortening
  • 1 cup of cook mashed sweet potatoes (roast in oven, do not boil)
  • 3 tbs of room temperature milk
  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
These biscuits melt in you mouth and will surely become on of your family favorites. This recipe makes a dozen biscuits, and can be made in about 30 minutes from start to finish.

  • Sift the dry ingredients, cut in the shortening and blend in the sweet potatoes.
  • Add the milk to form a soft dough.Do not over mix.
  • On a floured surface, knead and roll out the dough to a 3/4 inch thickness.
  • With a biscuit cutter, cut out rounds and place on an ungreased cookie sheet pan and bake at 400 degrees, for about 15 minutes.
  • Serve hot.


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