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Homemade Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dorrie Herring
Added: Friday, January 23, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C sifted all purpose flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 C Crisco shortening
2/3 to 3/4 C milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients into bowl. Cut in shortening until it looks like coarse crumbs. Make a well in the ingredients & add milk all at once. Stir quickly with a fork just until dough follows the fork around the bowl. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently 10-12 strokes. Roll or pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Using a round cookie cutter or a donut cutter, cut straight down in the dough (no twisting). Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16 biscuits

 

 

 

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