Simple Sweet Potato Biscuits

Simple Sweet Potato Biscuits

Southern Living DECEMBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 2 dozen biscuits (serving size: 1 biscuit)
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Bake: 10 Minutes


  • 1/3 cup light butter
  • 2 3/4 cups reduced-fat all-purpose baking mix
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk


1. Cut butter into baking mix with a pastry blender or 2 forks until mixture is crumbly. Whisk together sweet potato and milk; add to butter mixture, stirring with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.

2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 4 or 5 times. (Dough will be moist.) Pat or roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch round cutter. Place biscuits on lightly greased baking sheets.

3. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 73
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fat: 2.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.3g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 176mg
  • Calcium: 62mg

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