Orange sweet potatoes give these easy-to-make biscuits a sweet taste and a beautiful orange color. You won’t be able to stop at just one!


  • 1 3/4 cups WEM Biscuit Mix
  • 2 Tbsp light-brown sugar
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature, cut into pieces
  • 3/4 cup sweet potato, cooked and mashed
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together biscuit mix and sugar.
  2. Whisk in mashed sweet potato and buttermilk.
  3. With a pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  4. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface, shape into a disk, and pat to an even 1-inch thickness.
  5. With a floured 2-inch biscuit cutter, cut out biscuits as close together as possible.
  6. Gather together scraps, and repeat to cut out more biscuits. Line biscuits in a greased 9×11 pan.
  7. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes and then brush on melted butter.
  9. Bake for 3 more minutes or until golden brown.