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Sweet Potato Biscuits

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 6 Tbsp Benecol or Take Control Regular Spread, well chilled
  • 1/2 cup mashed baked sweet potato, chilled
  • 2 Tbsp low-fat milk

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.  Combine the flour, baking powder, and curry powder in a large bowl.  Using a fork, cut the Benecol or Take Control into the flour mixture until it resembles coarse meal.  Work in the sweet potato.  Add the milk and work the dough with a fork then using your hands to form a soft dough.  Knead the dough 3-4 times, just until it is supple.  Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured board and roll it out in a circle 5/8 inch thick.  Cut out 12 2-inch circles.  Place biscuits on a light colored baking sheet.  Discard any scraps.  Bake 12 minutes.  Transfer to a rack to cool 10 minutes.

Yield:

12 servings (1 biscuit per serving).

Per Serving:

  • Calories 125
  • Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Carbohydrates 18
  • Protein 2g
  • Fiber 0.5g
  • Sodium 125mg

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