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Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Becky Rogers
Added: Monday, October 8, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together dry ingredients and cut in shortening with a pastry cutter. Add milk all at once and stir together. Knead gently on lightly floured counter top. Pat out dough (3/4 inch thick) and cut out biscuits. Place on greased baking sheet. Bake at 450 on second oven rack for 8-10 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10 biscuits
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For kids: I cut the biscuits with cookie cutters so we have fun shaped biscuits for special occasions.

 

 

 

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