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Stack of sweet potato biscuits on plate

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Delicious and tasty sweet potato biscuits.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword biscuits, sweet potatoes, baking
Servings 18
Calories 113kcal
Author Mary Beth


  • 1 cup of cooked peeled and mashed sweet potatoes about 1 large or 2 medium potatoes
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour plus more for dusting and rolling
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons softened butter cut into slices


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  Grease a baking sheet lightly.
  • In a bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
    dry ingredients measured out for sweet potato biscuits
  • Add the butter and sweet potato.  Stir just until incorporated.
    cooked sweet potatoes being added to dough for making sweet potato biscuits
  • Add the milk a little at a time.
    measured ingredients for making sweet potato biscuits
  • Gently fold until the dough is moistened.
    sweet potato biscuit dough being mixed in bowl
  • Sprinkle flour on your work surface.
    cutting board dusted with flour for making sweet potato biscuits
  • Roll dough in the flour until a ball is formed and then knead 3 to 4 times.
    Sweet potato biscuit dough on table with flour
  • Gently roll the dough approximately ½-inch thick.
    Sweet potato biscuit being rolled with a Pioneer Woman rolling pin
  • Using a 2 ½-inch biscuit cutter cut the dough.
    sweet potato biscuit dough rolled out with biscuit cutter
  • (Coat the bottom of the biscuit cutter in flour to make the cutting easier).
    biscuit cutter on flour dusted cutting board
  • Gently re-roll the biscuit dough and cut more biscuits.
    sweet potato biscuit dough rolled out, cut out and waiting to be separated and placed on baking sheet for baking
  • Place on baking sheet with the edges touching and bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
    raw sweet potato biscuits on baking pan
  • Serve warm with butter or at room temperature.
    Stack of sweet potato biscuits on plate



Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1175IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 0.9mg