Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Butter Biscuits

I made these to go with our Valentine's Day dinner...
aren't they cute?
I made some round ones too.

They were pretty darn delish.

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Butter Biscuits adapted from Pumpkin Biscuits @ Sugarcrafter
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup white whole wheat **
1 T. baking powder (yep, that's a tablespoon)
3/4 t. salt
2 T. brown sugar
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/4 t. nutmeg
2 T. butter
3/4 cup sweet potato puree **
1/2 cup milk
2 T. pumpkin butter **

1- Preheat oven to 450 F.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat.  In a large bowl, whisk together flours, baking powder, salt, brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.  Blend in the butter using a pastry cutter (or 2 knives).

2- In a medium bowl, combine the sweet potato, milk and pumpkin butter.

3 - Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just mixed together.  Knead lightly on a floured surface and roll out to 1 inch thickness.  Using a biscuit or cookie cutters, cut out shapes/circles, whatever your heart desires :) 

4 - Place biscuits on prepared pan and bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. (They actually don't change color all that much, so if unsure, check the bottoms of the biscuit...they will brown more)

**Notes - can use all AP flour if you want, or a mixture of white and wheat.  If you increase the wheat flour, I would probably increase the sweet potato a little.  Pumpkin can be used in the place of sweet potato.  I cooked my sweet potatoes in the microwave, then pureed them in the food processor with just a little bit of water.  Maple syrup, honey or apple butter could be used in the place of the pumpkin butter.
mmmm, nice and soft, with a hint of spices
and they were really good the next day with some ham & Dijon mustard.  
yeah, baby - Mama be eatin' good up in here!

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I'm linking this recipe up over at Blue Cricket Design, Lady Behind the Curtain, This Chick Cooks, Ginger Snap Crafts, The NewlywedsIt's a Keeper, Feeding Four, Miz Helen's Country Cottage, A Little Nosh


  1. Mmmmm.... I'm thinking I'd make them and hide them from my family. Does that make me a bad momma?!?

  2. Oooooh I love a ham biscuit!

  3. Those ham biscuits look amazing! They just went on my list of things to make next week for lunch. :D

  4. Those look delicious, but you really had me when you slapped some ham in between them :)

  5. I just love this combination of the Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkin Bread, it looks delicious!
    Hope you have a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  6. yum, i bet the ham biscuits were incredible! Please stop by Foodie Friday and link up too!

  7. WOW WOW WOW! I'm not a big biscuit fan, but the only ones I've really liked were sweet potato molasses ones. These sound (and look) amazing!

  8. CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your recipe is being featured on Today's Menu Round Up.
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    THANK YOU for sharing your recipe with us at Cast Party Wednesday.

  9. I like these biscuits - they look cute anddelicious!

  10. nice idea.. thanks for posting..



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