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Basic Biscuits Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Lindberg
Added: Tuesday, October 17, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
4 tsp baking powder
3 tsp sugar
tsp salt
cup shortening
1 egg
2/3 cup milk
1 T honey

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the egg, milk and honey; stir in to flour mixture just until combined. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 8 10 times. Roll out to inch thickness. Cut with a floured 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 425 for 10 -12 minutes or until golden brown. Serves 10

 

 

 

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