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Sweet Potato Biscuits


  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ²/3 cup sugar
  • ½ Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt



  1. Peel and cook sweet potatoes. Mash sweet potatoes into 2 cups.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  3. Mix dry ingredients together. Cut in shortening. Add mashed sweet potatoes to make a soft dough.
  4. Pat out on a floured surface and cut using a 2¼ inch biscuit cutter or floured drinking glass.
  5. Place on baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes.


Handling & Storage

Select sweet potatoes that are small to medium in size with smooth skin, avoiding those with soft spots.

Store in a cool, dry place for up to a month.

Prior to preparing, scrub with a vegetable brush under cold water. You can peel sweet potatoes, but the skin is edible.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 149
Total Fat: 5.9 g
Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
Trans Fat: 0.0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 130 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 22.9 g
Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
Sugars: 7.5 g
Protein: 1.7 g
Serves: 18

*Serving suggestion: Enjoy with a drizzle of honey.

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