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Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ellen H Cooper
Added: Friday, May 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c flour, sifted
3 t baking powder
1 t salt
1/3 c shortening
3/4 c milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together. Cut in shortening until resembles coarse cornmeal. Add all of milk and mix to smooth dough. Turn out on a lightly floured board. Knead lightly. Roll or pat to 1/2 inch thick. Cut with biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in very hot oven at 450 for 12 to 15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen small
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 plus cooking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To make shortbread: Use same recipe but increase shortening to 1/2 c and add 1 T sugar. You can also use this same recipe for dumplings.

 

 

 

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