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Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debby Wiechens
Added: Monday, September 25, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. flour
3 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
1/3 c. Crisco or solid shortening
3/4 c. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add milk: stir with fork until blended. Transfer dough to lightly floured surface. Knead gently 8 to 10 times. Roll dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 inch round cutter. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 425 for 12 to 15 min.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12 - 16
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Not all biscuits come from a can and are tapped on the edge of counter to open! These are worth the effort and so yummy with honey, butter and cinnamon spread in the middle!

 

 

 

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