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Biscuits Recipe

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This recipe for Biscuits, by , is from The Marley Family Cookbook #2, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Onita Sipes
Added: Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons shortening
3/4 cup milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender or a fork until the mixture has the consistency of coarse corn meal; working the mixture for as short a time as possible.
Add the milk stirring only enough to combine the ingredients.
Turn the dough out onto a floured board, knead it until smooth, or about a minute.
Roll the dough out to 1/2 inch thick; cut it with a floured biscuit cutter.
Place the biscuits onto a cookie sheet, leaving a 1 inch space all around them.
Bake them at 450. for 12-14 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
18

 

 

 

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