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.

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