Ingredients: 
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup whole wheat flour
1½ teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
6 tablespoons sugar
¼ cup butter, melted
½ teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon milk

Yield: 
18 biscuits

Directions: 
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts. Set aside.
  2. Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, vanilla and milk; add to flour mixture and mix well.
  3. Turn out onto a floured surface; gently knead 3 or 4 times. Roll dough into ½ inch thickness. Cut with a 2 inch biscuit cutter and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 450°F for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional Analysis: 
100 calories
4 g fat
2 g saturated fat
5 mg cholesterol
210 mg sodium
14 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
4 g sugar
2 g protein

Nutty Sweet Potato Biscuits - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

October, 2012


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