Honeyed Sweet Potato Biscuits

Serves: 10

   2 cups flour
   1 tablespoon baking powder
   1/2 teaspoon salt
   1/4 cup shortening
   1 tablespoon grated orange peel
   1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
   3/4 cup baked sweet potatoes, peeled and mashed
   1/3 cup agave
   1/2 cup milk

Honeyed Sweet Potato Biscuits is from the Cook'n with Agave collection.

In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles peas. Add orange and lemon peels, sweet potatoes and agave and mix well. Add enough milk to make soft, but not sticky, dough. Turn out onto floured board and knead 3 to 4 times. Pat to 1-inch thickness and cut out 2-1/4-inch rounds. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 400F for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned.