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Biscuits ( Homestyle Sweet Potato ) Recipe


2 c Flour
2 1/2 c Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1/4 c Butter or margarine -
- softened
1/4 c Shortening
1 c Sweet potatoes -
- cooked, mashed
5 tb Buttermilk

Recipe by: Sue Klapper - KCXJ08A Preparation Time: 0:15 Preheat oven
to 450. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter and shortening
until well blended. Add sweet potatoes and enough buttermilk to make
a soft dough. Lightly knead dough about 20 times. On a lightly
floured surface, roll out dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Use a 2 inch
biscuit cutter to cut out biscuits. Bake on an ungreased baking
sheet, 12 to 15 minutes or until biscuits are light golden brown.
Serve warm.
Yield: aobut 2 dozen biscuits.