Sweet Potato Biscuits

  • 1¼ cup self-rising flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¾ cup sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
  • ½ stick butter, softened
  • ¼ cup milk

Preheat oven to 450˚. Mix flour, salt, and sugar. Add sweet potatoes and butter; mix with a fork. Add milk. Knead on a floured board. Roll and cut dough with a biscuit cutter. Brush tops of the cut-out biscuits with melted butter on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Serve with honey butter.

Honey Butter

  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • orange zest
  • nuts

Mix well.

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See the other recipes that originally appeared with this one:
B.L.T Pasta Salad
Mrs. Deberry’s Butter Bean Casserole

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.

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