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Glazed Sweet Potato Biscuit Squares

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Glazed Sweet Potato Biscuit Squares
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Bake these lightly-spiced potato biscuit squares using Betty Crocker® frosting - a sweet tea-time compliment!
Updated Nov 30, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato (8 to 10 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy ready-to-spread vanilla frosting
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°. Pierce sweet potato with fork several times. Microwave on High 8 to 12 minutes or until tender. Let stand 5 minutes. Carefully peel potato. Place sweet potato in small bowl. Mash with potato masher until smooth. Stir in butter and buttermilk until smooth.
  • 2
    Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in large bowl. Cut in shortening, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like cornmeal. Stir in sweet potato mixture just until blended.
  • 3
    Place dough on lightly floured surface. Knead 10 to 15 times. Pat into 10-inch square, about 1/2-inch thick. Cut into 16 (2 1/2-inch) squares. Place squares 1-inch apart on large ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until top edges are deep golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Mix frosting and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 10 seconds or until pourable. Drizzle over biscuits.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Take the chill out of the fall air with a cup of steaming cider and these sweetly spiced biscuits.

Nutrition

350 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 38g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Biscuit
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
Saturated Fat
8g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
250mg
Total Carbohydrate
38g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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