Simple Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe
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Simple Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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Only four ingredients make these moist biscuits a snap to prepare. “I modified my grandma’s recipe to make it shorter and quicker,” says Pam Bouillion of Rayne, Louisiana. “They’re my husband’s favorites.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 1-1/2 cups canned sweet potatoes
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 132 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 287 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place biscuit mix in a large bowl. In a small bowl, mash sweet potatoes; stir in milk and butter. Stir into biscuit mix just until moistened.
  2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto a greased baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Biscuits in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p28

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Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"Has anyone tried this with a gluten free baking mix?"

Reviewed Oct. 11, 2011

"These are really yummy and easy to make. They have a naturally sweet taste from the potatoes so you don't even need to put anything on them! They're fantastic and great way to welcome fall. These are also a great way to sneak the vegetables to the kid's. : )"

Reviewed Apr. 13, 2011

"These were ok but I would rather make something else. The Nutty Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe is the best!!! Its on the TOH website."

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2009

"These biscuits were a great change of pace. I added 1/4 tsp of cinnamon and about 4 tsp of sugar too."

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