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Up and Down Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Bryan
Added: Monday, April 30, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c all-purpose flour
3 T sugar
4 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 c milk
1/4 c margarine or butter, melted
1/4 c sugar
2 - 3 t ground cinnamon

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl stir together flour, 3 T sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar and salt. cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well in the center, add mik all at once. Stir just till dough clings together.
On a lightly floured surface, knead dough gently for 10 - 12 strokes. Divide dough in half. Roll one half of dough to a 12x10 inch rectangle. Brush with half of the melted margarine or butter. Combine the 1/4 c sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle half over dough. Cut rectangle into five 12x2 inch strips. Stack the 5 strips on top of one another. Cut into six 2 inch squares. Place squares, cut side down, in greased muffin cups. Repeat with remaining dough, margarine, and sugare mixture.
Bake in a 450 oven for 10 - 12 minutes or till golden. Serve warm. Makes 12.

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