Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet Potato Biscuits

In terms of both health and taste, Sweet Potato Biscuits are a great alternative to the white-flour, butter-slathered buns served at most Thanksgiving tables. These biscuits are both savory and sweet.

Cooking Time17 min


  • 1 cup sifted bread flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cooked mashed sweet potatoes
  • cold milk to make a soft dough (depends on moisture content of potatoes)


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt and sift into mixing bowl.
  3. Cut in butter, rubbing it in with tips of fingers.
  4. Add sweet potatoes, then 2 to 4 tablespoons of milk. Mix.
  5. Knead for 30 seconds on floured board.
  6. Pat lightly into a sheet 1/2" thick, and cut with cutter.
  7. Place biscuits on a very lightly oiled baking sheet and bake in a 450 degrees F oven for 12-17 minutes. Serve hot.

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