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Basic Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lindsey Hickey
Added: Friday, July 24, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. sugar
1 tbsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
8 tbsp. butter, cubed
3/4 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt together. Cut butter into mixture until it begins to look like cornmeal. Make a well with flour mixture and slowly add milk into the middle. Knead dough with your fingers and add milk when necessary. Roll out dough onto a lightly floured surface and roll out to desired thickness. Cut with small biscuit cutter. Butter bottom of skillet and place biscuits in pan. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

 

 

 

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