Sweet Potato Biscuits
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Southern Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

Sweet Potato Biscuits make a delicious biscuit recipe that the whole family loves. Get this heirloom sweet potato biscuits recipe that you'll turn to again and again.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 12
Author: Robyn Stone


  • 1 cup cooked mashed sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  • Mix together sweet potato and milk in a small bowl.
  • Cut shortening and very cold butter into dry ingredients of flour, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  • Slowly pour milk and sweet potato mixture into your dry ingredients. Mix lightly.
  • Pour dough onto a lightly floured surface and gently pat into a round disc about 1/2 inch thick. Cut dough with a sharp metal or glass cutter.
  • Place into hot oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.