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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

Honey Butter

1 stick butter, softened
⅓ cup honey
Orange zest

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.

Combine honey butter ingredients. Serve with biscuits.

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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.