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Sweet Potato Biscuits

 Sweet Potato Biscuits
Sweet potatoes give these wholesome biscuits a pretty orange color that is sure to add a fun and festive much to your holiday table. My family gobbles them up!—Lauren McMann, Blairsville, Georgia
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup mashed cooked sweet potatoes (without added butter or milk)
  • 2 tablespoons milk


  • In a small bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; cut in shortening
  • until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In another bowl, combine the
  • egg, sweet potatoes and milk. Stir into crumb mixture just until
  • moistened.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10-12 times or until smooth. Roll
  • out to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter; place
  • on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until bottoms are lightly
  • browned. Serve warm. Yield: 10 biscuits.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 149 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.