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“I got this out of my Country Living magazine. These were so good and easy to make.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 425°F Sift the flour, baking powder, allspice, cloves, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Use the tips of your fingers to blend in the brown sugar.
  3. Cut in the butter and shortening with a pastry cutter; mix until resembles course, crumbly meal.
  4. Then stir in the sweet potatoes and knead until the dough just holds together.
  5. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  6. Knead gently for 1 minute, adding a little flour as necessary to incorporate all the ingredients.
  7. Pat the dough in a 1/2-inch circle and let it rest, covered with a clean towel, for 10-15 minutes.
  8. Cut out the biscuits with a 2-inch round cutter dipped in flour.
  9. Gather the scraps, pat out again, and cut into biscuits.
  10. Arrange them about 3/4-inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet; brush the tops with milk.
  11. Bake until golden brown, 10-12 minutes.
  12. Cool the biscuits on rack.

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