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Sweet Potato Biscuits

Sweet Potato BiscuitsRecipe courtesy of

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
Dash of salt
2 large eggs
3 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons milk
1 (15-ounce) can sweet potatoes, drained and mashed (or 1 cup fresh cooked and mashed sweet potatoes)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. In separate bowl, whisk together eggs, canola oil, milk and mashed sweet potato. With fork, stir together the moist and dry ingredients, just until combined.
  3. Turn out onto well-floured board and knead once or twice to form a ball. Roll out to 1/2-inch thick. Cut into biscuits using a 1 1/2-inch cookie cutter.
  4. Place biscuits on parchment lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

Makes 12 biscuits.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories: 160; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 35mg; Total Carbs: 26g; Fiber: 1g; Protein: 4g; Sodium: 45mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of