Sweet Potato Biscuits 

From Mississippi Hometown Cookbook, featured in the

February/March 2014 issue of Eat Drink Mississippi 


2-1/2 cups self-rising flour

1 cup cooked sweet potatoes, mashed 

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt 

1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened 

Milk, as needed

Combine first five ingredients; add a spoonful of milk at a time until dough is moist. Turn dough onto a floured surface and roll to 1/2-inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter and bake in 400 degrees F until biscuits are beginning to brown, about 12 minutes. Serve hot. 


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