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Homemade Tortillas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Peddicord

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups flour
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/3 cup shortening
1 to 1 1/2 cups water
Waxed paper

Directions:
Directions:
Cut shortening into dry ingredients. Add water to make dough. Knead 20 times. Rest dough 10 minutes. Make 10 to 12 balls. Roll in flour. Roll out thin to 6 or 7 inches. Fry in skillet dry or with a little oil 30 seconds each side.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you don't have time for these, fry store bought ones in a little oil to puff and slightly brown. Sprinkle with a little salt. So good for making tacos!

 

 

 

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