Sugar-Crusted Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

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Nieves Hernandez Modified: March 21, 2022
Sugar-Crusted Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

How To Make Sugar-Crusted Sweet Potato Biscuits

Surely, these sweet potato biscuits made of mashed potatoes and rolled in sugar would be your latest snack favorite once you try it.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2cupsMartha White® Self-Rising Flour
  • 4tbspbrown sugar,divided
  • 3tbspCrisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • cupmilk
  • ½cupsweet potato,canned, mashed, or mashed cooked sweet potato
  • cupsour cream


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Spray cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray.

  3. Combine flour and 2 tablespoons of the brown sugar in medium bowl; mix well.

  4. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  5. Combine milk, sweet potato and sour cream in small bowl; blend well.

  6. Add to flour mixture all at once, stirring just until moistened (if dough is too dry, add additional milk 1 teaspoon at a time, until dry ingredients are moistened).

  7. Drop dough by 1/4 cup onto prepared cookie sheet. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons brown sugar.

  8. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.


  • Calories: 138.88kcal
  • Fat: 5.10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.82g
  • Trans Fat: 0.42g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.38g
  • Fiber: 0.73g
  • Sugar: 4.08g
  • Protein: 2.71g
  • Cholesterol: 4.68mg
  • Sodium: 261.40mg
  • Calcium: 96.96mg
  • Potassium: 75.43mg
  • Iron: 1.05mg
  • Vitamin A: 56.77µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.19mg
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