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Biscuits Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, May 30, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. sifted flour
1 tsp. Sugar
4 T. shortening, butter or margarine
3 tsp. Baking powder
tsp salt
c. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Sift dry ingredients into a large bowl, then work in shortening until evenly mixed and crumbly. Add milk all at once. Stir lightly until dough is puffy moist. Scoop dough onto a lightly floured pastry cloth. Four your hands a bit, pat dough into a thick square, then squeeze together. Knead 5 or 6 minutes so biscuits will rise evenly. Pat dough out to a square, 1 thick. Cut with a 2 cutter. Bake 12 minutes at 425.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12

 

 

 

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