1 2/3 C flour
2/3 C whole wheat flour
1 Tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
½ tsp. nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/3 C shortening (I used 1/4 cup butter)
1 ¼ C buttermilk
¾ C mashed sweet potatoes (I used 1 cup)
1/3 C firmly packed brown Sugar
Preheat oven to 400. Grease a large baking sheet.
In large bowl, stir together first 7 ingredients.
Cut the shortening into the flour until the mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
In a medium bowl, stir together remaining ingredients until sugar is dissolved.
Stir buttermilk mixture into dry ingredients until mixture forms a soft dough.
Drop 12 heaping soupspoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden on top. (Make sure to check at 20 min.)
Cool 15 minutes on rack before serving.