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Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lisa Meyer
Added: Saturday, November 12, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 cups flour
3 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
4 tablespoons cold butter; cut into pieces
1/2 cup cooked, mashed, cooled sweet potatoes
1-2 tablespoons cream, half/half, or milk
1 tablespoon melted butter
brown sugar
pecan halves

Directions:
Directions:
Oven to 450
Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in large bowl. Work butter into flour mixture with fingers. Stir in sweet potatoes. Add cream a little at a time until a soft ball forms. Knead 10 times on floured board. Pat into 1/2 inch circle. Cut biscuits 2 inches. Brush with melted butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar and place a pecan half in center. Bake 10 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet. Serve immediately.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 biscuits
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Watch pecans carefully! If they begin to brown too quickly, place on lower rack or reduce oven temperature. This is a must have at Thanksgiving dinner!


 

 

 

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