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Soft Sweet Potato Biscuuits

 Soft Sweet Potato Biscuuits
This was one of my great-grandmother's favorite recipes. I'm 87, so you can bet this recipe has stood the test of time! I like to make these biscuits often during winter since they're a good complement to any hearty meal...very tasty when served hot with butter!
18 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 cups King Arthur Unbleached Self-Rising Flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons 2% milk


  • In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in shortening and sweet
  • potatoes until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough milk
  • just until dough clings together. Knead lightly on a floured
  • surface.
  • Roll dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-in. biscuit cutter and
  • place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 12
  • minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 115 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 180 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.