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Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

A pumpkin cookie cutter can be used for sweet treats and for savory biscuits as well. These biscuits are a fun addition to any meal in fall.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes (prepared without milk or butter)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cut in butter until crumbly. Combine sweet potato and milk; stir into crumb mixture just until moistened. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10-15 times. Roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. pumpkin-shaped cookie cutter or biscuit cutter.
  • 2. Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Brush with egg; sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 biscuit equals 141 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 229 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.