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Mom's Baking Powder Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grant Smith
Added: Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups of flour
3 tsp of baking powder
1 tsp of salt
1/2 tsp of cream of tarter
1 Tbsp of sugar
1/4 cup of shortening
3/4 cup of milk

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400
Sift together the dry ingredients. Cut in the shortening until well distributed. Pour in milk and with a fork start to gather the dough into a ball. Roll the dough ball out onto a floured surface and knead lightly for about 6-7 times. Slightly flatten out the dough and cut biscuits with a cutter and place them on a lightly greased sheet pan, Bake for about 12 minutes or until golden brown. Do not over cook.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 12 biscuits
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
In Utah they called these Colorado Cookies. They are great with butter and jam.

 

 

 

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