10 biscuits

How to Make It

Step 1

Bake sweet potato at 350° for 1 hour or until tender; cool slightly. Peel and mash; cool.

Step 2

Combine flour and sugar in a medium bowl. Cut shortening and butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly; add mashed sweet potato and milk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 3

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 to 4 times.

Step 4

Roll dough to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch round cutter. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Step 5

Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Ratings & Reviews

j1010v's Review

January 15, 2010
These were delicious. I used brown sugar instead of granulated sugar, and added extra milk for the correct consistency. I needed to bake them a little longer than the recipe called for, but I like extra crispy biscuits. I served it with macaroni and cheese with ham. Great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers.