Description Edit

This recipe came from an estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Mclean Estate in Irving, Texas in 1982. Notation on card says this is a true civil war recipe. Hardships never stopped people from finding a way to cook good meals. The Edgefield Adviser, March 1, 1863. From The Confederate Housewife.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Boil sweet potatoes then peel and mash.
  2. Mix in large, salt, milk, egg and sugar and knead in the flour then cut into small pieces and bake in a waffle iron or roll out thin cut into squares and bake in an oven as biscuits.

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