Biscuits Sweet Potato by memq

Posted by: memq 11-08-99 9:50 AM

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Source: Susan Costner's " Good Friends, Great Dinners"

2 medium sweet potatoes, baked, peeled, and mashed
1/4 cup dark brown sugar
3 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp grd cinnamon
1/2 tsp grd nutmeg
1 cup unsalted butter softened
1/4 cup buttermilk

Preheat oven to 450 F.

In blender or food processor, puree sweet potatoes with sugar until smooth

In bowl, sift together all dry ingredients. By hand or in a food processor, cut in butter until mixture resembles a coarse meal.

Add sweet potato mix, and milk, mix until just blended.

Gather dough into a ball, turn out onto lightly floured surface, knead two or 3 times.

Flatten to a thickness of about 3/4". Cut biscuits, prick tops with fork, arrange 1/2" apart on cookie sheet ungreased.

Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

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