Sweet Potato Honey Biscuits Recipe

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Sweet Potato Honey Biscuits
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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6 tbsp cold butter, in bits
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • 1/3 cup creamed honey


  1. If using sweet potato or yam from a can, make sure to rinse the syrup from it before mashing.
  2. If using a freshly-baked sweet potato, peel, mash, and let cool before using in recipe.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  4. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  6. With a pastry blender utensil or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  7. Stir in the mashed sweet potato, half and half, and honey to make dough.
  8. Turn out the dough onto a floured surface.
  9. With floured hands, knead the dough lightly a few times to bring the texture together.
  10. Roll or pat dough evenly to make it 3/4-inch thick.
  11. With a floured 2 3/4-inch round biscuit cutter, cut into 8 rounds.
  12. You will need to gather scraps and re-roll to get 8 rounds.
  13. Place rounds on prepared baking sheet with a flat spatula and bake 20 minutes or until golden.
  14. Transfer to wire rack and let cool.
  15. Good served with ham, cheese, and honey mustard!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 401.46 Kcal (1681 kJ)
Calories from fat 163.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.16g 28%
Cholesterol 28.49mg 9%
Sodium 1006.92mg 42%
Potassium 342.81mg 7%
Total Carbs 55.75g 19%
Sugars 12.68g 51%
Dietary Fiber 4.67g 19%
Protein 5.77g 12%
Vitamin C 1.5mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.8mg 15%
Calcium 218.6mg 22%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 320.82 Kcal (1343 kJ)
Calories from fat 130.58 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.51g 28%
Cholesterol 22.77mg 9%
Sodium 804.67mg 42%
Potassium 273.95mg 7%
Total Carbs 44.55g 19%
Sugars 10.13g 51%
Dietary Fiber 3.73g 19%
Protein 4.61g 12%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 2.2mg 15%
Calcium 174.7mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.7
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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