Nutty Yam Biscuits

READY IN: 22mins
Recipe by Sydney Mike

This somewhat tweaked recipe originally came from Taste of Home Prize WInning Recipes, 2008.

Top Review by loof751

Loved these biscuits! So fluffy and moist with a delightful flavor. I halved the recipe and got 8 good-sized biscuits. I think they would be great with pecans as well. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F & lightly grease several baking sheets.
  2. In large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg & almonds.
  3. In another bowl, combine yams, sugar butter & vanilla, mixing well.
  4. Add flour mixture to yam mixture & combine thoroughly.
  5. Lightly flour a working surface, then turn dough onto it, kneading slightly.
  6. Roll dough to 1/2-inch thick.
  7. With a 2 1/2-inch biscuit cutter, cut biscuits & place them on the prepared baking sheets.
  8. Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown.

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