Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe
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Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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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. —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

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
  • 1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes (prepared without milk or butter)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar

Directions

In a 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.
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.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Biscuits in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p123

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 141 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 229mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

  • 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
  • 1 cup cold mashed sweet potatoes (prepared without milk or butter)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  1. In a 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.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Biscuits in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p123

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