This will be a short(er) post than normal. I don’t have much to say regarding these biscuits. In a few words…
They didn’t rise.
SO I decided to market them as soft sweet potato cookies. I told the story and offered them to my coworkers and they were well received!! So,
I think my biscuits went south because I used a glass cup to cut the biscuits rather than a sharp biscuit cutter. I must remember to invest in some of those!
So, lessons I’ve learned:
* Don’t over-handle the dough. Stop JUST BEFORE you think its done.
* I need to invest in biscuit cutters AND a pastry cutter.
* Check the expiration date of your baking powder/soda BEFORE you bake.
* I must make these again. Simply because they tasted so good (and because I had tons of fun mashing up the sweet potatoes!)
For the recipe please visit Erin’s blog Prudence Pennywise and oogle her delicious goodies!! And for a better visual of these biscuits, visit the TWD blogroll!
20 thoughts on “TWD – Sweet Potato Biscuits (erm, cookies)”
They look good as cookies! Sorry about the rise issues- biscuits are so tricky!
Great looking cookies! I put chocolate chips on mine! So I guess they could be pumpkin cc cookies!
Mine were also yummy – and flat! Seems to be a common issue. Maybe it’s this recipe. I’m glad everyone still enjoyed though and I like the idea of it being a soft cookie.
I am a firm believer in going by taste instead of looks!! And it sounds like yours tasted delicious! I love that you called them cookies!!!
Actually, I liked your short, concise, post. You didn’t make any mistakes that I haven’t already made some time or another. Only I didn’t have near as good humor about it as you do.
Way to make the most of the situation! I don’t think you were the only one who had low biscuits, though. They look pretty darn good. :o)
Some say pototo some say… cookie. Cute.
And some know how to spell – potato. hehe
Hello, stopping by for the first time from Dorie’s site. This is my second week doing TWD.
Love the cookie description and the taste is most important!
Nice visiting with you!
I think they look yummy! I am sure if I had made these mine would look just like yours. I am “dough challenged”.
Haha! I love that you told your co-workers they were cookies. I’ve lied to co-workers and said baked goods were for birthdays when I really just needed to get some desserts out of the house. These were yummy no matter what they looked like.
Your “cookies” look great! Some of mine came out flat too even with a biscuit cutter. I agree with you that I want to try these again!
these look absolutely divine, i love sweet potato so i will be making these pretty soon, cheers from london,
Well, you know the British call their cookies ‘biscuits’ so maybe you are on to something. 😛
It is not a problem if they fell… the most important is that they are good! 🙂
Love your sweet potato cookies! They look yummy and have a nice orange hue to them. Is that your backyard in the background – the grass is soo green and pretty! =)
Ooh, sweet potato cookies, what a swell idea. 🙂 I’ll never tell anyone about their secret biscuit past!
Too bad they were a little flat, but if they tasted good, they were a success!
Don’t worry, you weren’t the only one who had issues with these biscuits rising! They were pretty finicky. I’m glad they were still well-received though.
Mine were pretty flat too & I also was without a biscuit cutter. But they still tasted good I bet!