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Sweet Potato Biscuits
Sweet Potato Biscuits

3/4 cup canned or mashed cooked sweet potatoes 
1/4 cup shortening, melted 
3 tablespoons sugar
2/3 cup milk
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
11/2 cups all-purpose flour 

Preheat oven to 400.  Heat sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan; remove from heat.  Stir in shortening and sugar.  Add milk, baking powder, salt, and flour, stirring to make a soft dough.  Pat dough into a 1/2- to 1-inch thickness with hands, and cut into 2- to 3-inch rounds.  Place on lightly greased baking sheet, and bake until brown.  Makes approximately 24 biscuits.
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