Blue Pete's Sweet Potato Biscuits

  • 2 to 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 to 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 1/2 tsp baking powder image placeholder

Boil, peel and mash potatoes. While potatoes are still hot, measure 1 1/2 cups into a large bowl. Add butter, sugar, salt and milk; mix well.

Sift together flour and baking powder; add to potato mixture. Work with hands to make a soft dough. Chill dough.

Roll dough out and cut into biscuits. Bake on greased cookie sheet on top shelf of 400° F oven for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.

Servings: 1 dozen
Source: Blue Pete's Restaurant - Virginia Beach, VA