Recipe Details

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Number of Servings: 24

Serving Size: 1 biscuit

These light biscuits are great when served with roast chicken or beef.

Name: Amount:
cooked mashed sweet potato 1 ea
low-calorie margarine 2 Tbsp
brown sugar 1 Tbsp
unbleached white flour 2 cups
baking powder 2 tsp
baking soda 0.50 tsp
low-fat (1%) buttermilk 0.75 cup
toasted pecans, minced 2 Tbsp

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Combine the sweet potato, margarine, and brown sugar in a bowl and beat well. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Add the buttermilk. Combine the sweet potato and flour mixtures. Fold in the pecans.


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. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 16-18 minutes until tops are browned and biscuits are flaky.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 57
Calories from Fat 9
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 73mg
Potassium 2mg
Carbohydrates 10g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 2%
Folic Acid 2%
Dietary Exchange 1/2 Starch