Sweet Potato Biscuits with Honey Orange Butter



  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (about 2 large potatoes)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder

Honey Orange Butter

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) softened butter
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind


  1. Bread: In large bowl, mash potatoes, sugar and butter.
  2. In separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients to potato mixture, mixing well.
  3. Cover, and let stand at room temperature at least 4 hours.
  4. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  5. Roll dough out 1 inch thick on a floured board. If dough is too sticky, work in more flour. Cut with biscuit cutter. Place on prepared cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. Honey Orange Butter: In a small bowl, combine all ingredients.
  8. Press into a small decorative serving container.