Sweet Potato Biscuits

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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato cooked, mashed
  • 2 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 cups flour, all-purpose unbleached, white
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup low fat buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoon pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine the sweet potato, butter and brown sugar in a bowl and beat well.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add the buttermilk.
  4. Combine the sweet potato and flour mixtures. Fold in the pecans.
  5. Turn the dough out on a lightly floured surface. Knead only for 8 strokes. Roll the dough out to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut with the floured rim of a glass or use a floured biscuit cutter.
  6. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 16-18 minutes until tops are browned and biscuits are flaky.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 8-9 biscuits
Calories: 166
Total Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Sugar: 4 g
Sodium: 225 mg
Carbs: 28 g
Protein: 4 g

 

Source:

EverydayHealth.com

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