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Basketball Biscuits


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One biscuit is a grain for a 1-5 year old for breakfast or snack






2 sweet potato(es)
1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup white flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1 Tbsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. baking soda
1 Tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup 1% (low-fat) milk
1/2 Tbsp. cinnamon

1. Wash and dry potatoes, poke holes in top. Microwave on high 5 to 7 minutes, turning occasionally. Let cool.

2. Peel and mash until all lumps are gone.

3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

4. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.

5. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, sugar and baking soda in medium bowl. Add applesauce and stir. Add sweet potatoes and milk. Stir until mixture holds together.

6. Transfer mixture to lightly floured surface. Roll out dough to 3/4" thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter (about 2-1/2" size). Transfer circles to cookie sheet.

7. Bake at 400 degrees about 10 to 15 minutes, until golden. Let cool before serving.



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