Sweet Potato Biscuits

With less than 24 hours to go before the big gift opening bonanza, I wanted to post these golden sweet potato biscuits that were made for this year’s vegan/vegetarian “no turkey, all sides” Thanksgiving. The recipe I followed can be found (here). I ended up using regular whole wheat flour and olive oil instead of the recipe’s pastry flour and avocado oil. Apparently, the 24-hour Kroger in Fort Wayne, Indiana does not carry avocado oil. Nevertheless, these biscuits turned out great! If you prefer, canned pumpkin can be easily substituted in for the mashed cooked sweet potato. Just a suggestion: these biscuits are even more delicious with honey butter. Now, I’m off to watch 24 hours of “A Christmas Story” on TBS!

47 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. cquek
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:42:21

    Look at all that amazing food and photos!

  2. apuginthekitchen
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:44:24

    Whoa, those biscuits look wonderful!! Just made 2 sweet potato pies and happen to have some pureed sweet potato left, will check out the recipe and see if I have enough left to make these. Happy Holidays and I can’t wait until 8PM so I too can watch A Christmas Story for 24 hours. Love that movie!!

  3. Smart Food and Fit (@LisaNutrition)
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 10:55:13

    Mmm, this looks like the perfect snack to eat while watching Christmas Story and healthy too! Have a Merry Christmas!

  4. Nicole da Rosa
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 11:20:48

    Looks so good!

    Happy holidays! ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. Amelia
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 11:22:25

    Hi, your sweet potato biscuit look really good. Love the huge piece. Nice to go with coffee. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Merry Christmas to you and your family. Have a lovely week ahead.

  6. Melolimparfaite
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 11:38:04

    My BF would so loooove that ! Happy Xmas dear ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. rebecca
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 11:45:56

    have a very merry christmas

  8. Francescainthekitchen
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 11:49:09

    Look delicious!!! Happy Christmas darling!!!!

  9. Suzi
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 12:09:31

    Wow, I have never had a pumpkin biscuit, sounds delish and so does the honey butter. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Cheers!!

  10. Karen
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 12:56:29

    Have a wonderful Christmas with your family and friends. Your biscuits do sound irresistible with honey butter.

  11. Hotly Spiced
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 13:56:29

    What great looking biscuits. I’ve never made them with sweet potato. Merry Christmas to you Yummy and all your family xx

  12. A Couple in the Kitchen
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 14:12:35

    Great biscuits! Have a wonderful Christmas!!!

  13. TrafficDiva
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 15:26:39

    These looks sweet n’ yummy…Just like you!!…LOL!! Merry Christmas to you and the entire Chunklet Family!!! XOXOX =*

  14. Promenade Claire
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 15:35:58

    I’ve just saved this recipe into my favourites – perfect thank you!
    Wishing you a very merry christmas and a happy new year x

  15. Cakelaw
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 16:38:06

    These biscuits sound delicious , and sweet potato with honey butter would be magic. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  16. Tandy
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 23:37:42

    I love the idea of these for afternoon tea!

  17. Edible Celebrations (@lavesta)
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 23:51:32

    Those are some delicious looking biscuits Yummy! hank yu so much for sharing:) I’m visiting the grandkids and we just watched Miracle On 34th Street, a personal favorite of mine:) Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Healthy and Happy New Year!!!

  18. mireia
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 05:28:26

    Merry Xmas!!

  19. meghasarin
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 05:49:11

    They look amazing ๐Ÿ™‚ Merry Christmas ๐Ÿ™‚


  20. Carine
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 08:20:53

    They look delicious!

  21. Jessica
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 08:37:49

    Just dropping by to wish you Merry Christmas!

    Tracy and Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

  22. Balvinder
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 10:55:11

    That looks good with quinoa flour and sweet potatoes. Merry Christmas!

  23. Ronda
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 17:50:39

    Oh goodness… they must be heavenly with honey butter!

  24. Liz
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 18:33:16

    Your biscuits look so yummy and healthy! Imagine Fort Wayne having not avocado oil? Merry, merry Christmas!!!

  25. greyhousejournal
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 19:15:19

    Stopping by to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

  26. Simply Life (@SimplyLifeBlog)
    Dec 25, 2012 @ 20:20:11

    Yuuum! These would instantly be a favorite of mine!

  27. cooking varieties
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 01:12:00

    hi dear, how was your day -must be very hectic and fun and full up with all those tempting delicious foodies. the sweet potato biscuit looks yummy too.

  28. Dolly
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 04:23:58

    gosh this looks healthy! Meerry xmas ๐Ÿ™‚

  29. Beth
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 05:41:02

    I’ve been wanting to try sweet potato biscuits. They look so lovely!

  30. Inger Wilkerson
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 05:57:52

    What a great idea for sweet potatoes! I just made my first sweet potato pie to use some up and am excited to have other ideas. Glad that the whole wheat flour worked too, since I sometimes agonize over substituting this!

    Hope your Christmas was great!

  31. Sammie
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 09:29:44

    With this biscuits, who needs a Turkey?!?! hahaa.. Merry Christmas! I’m sure you had a fabulous one! ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. Geraldine Saucier
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 18:57:59

    These biscuits look fantastic and ever soo delicious. Must give them a try for New Year’s. Hope you had a great Christmas:)

  33. Jenn and Seth
    Dec 26, 2012 @ 23:15:35

    i really love the idea of a thanksgiving without the turkey, the sides are definitely the best part! and these sound fabulous – YUM!!

  34. Malli
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 07:42:12

    You have a brilliant idea with the Sweet potato biscuits…so unique, delicious and perfect for the Holidays.

  35. spicegirlfla
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 08:16:35

    Nothing beats warm biscuits! And I’d use the honey butter too!! My daughter had turned on the 24 hour Christmas Story too! So funny! Merry Christmas!

  36. Sara
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 09:44:07

    Hope you had a great Christmas! I’m loving these biscuits…great color from the sweet potato!

  37. Katerina
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 10:27:01

    Potatoes are my weak point and I can eat a ton of them! This is a fabulous recipe and their color is simply irresistible! I would like to wish to you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!

  38. bitsandbreadcrumbs
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 10:34:03

    These biscuits look amazing! I think they will be making an appearance in our home soon.

  39. Daniela
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 12:07:21

    What a great idea! Now I know that I can prepare amazing biscuits with sweet potatoes. Love the color, it looks amazing.

  40. Bam's Kitchen
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 20:18:28

    I would be demolishing all those delicious biscuits while watching the Christmas Story. Hot out of the oven you better make more….Take care, BAM

  41. Reem
    Dec 27, 2012 @ 23:12:38

    These biscuits look phenomenally good!!
    I can imagine the deliciousness … Yummm

    Wishing you n your family a very Happy New Year! Enjoy.

  42. Amy (Savory Moments)
    Dec 28, 2012 @ 05:52:53

    Ohhhh – these biscuits look delicious with the sweet potato in them! Happy Holidays!

  43. atasteofmadess
    Dec 30, 2012 @ 10:15:50

    Sweet potato in biscuits? Why have I never thought of this! YUM!

  44. Elaine
    Dec 30, 2012 @ 16:02:13

    I don’t think I have seen avocado oil…maybe I just haven’t noticed, but I am intrigued. The color of your biscuits is just lovely.

  45. Betty
    Dec 30, 2012 @ 21:06:47

    Serendipity! I just happen to have some left over baked sweet potato that I was wondering what to do with. No avocado oil, so olive will have to do for me as well. They look yummy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  46. Healthy Cooking Blog
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 21:23:20

    Ohh my !! It looks so delicious.

  47. Nami | Just One Cookbook
    Jan 04, 2013 @ 01:34:24

    Love sweet potatoes (A LOT) but I’ve never had biscuits that have sweet potatoes in them… must be so good!

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