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Quick Tea Biscuits

Ingredients & Directions

2 c Flour
4 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
1/2 c Shortening
3/4 c Milk

1. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in shortening.

2. Add milk all at once, stirring with a fork to form a sticky dough.

3. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 10 times. Roll out to
about 1/2 inch thick and cut into 2 inch rounds with a cookie or biscuit

4. Bake at 425 degrees on an ungreased baking sheet for 10-12 minutes or
until lightly browned.

NOTES : You can make many varitions of this: cheese such as cheddar, swiss
or mozarella, crispy cooked and crumbled bacon, sauteed onions, fresh
chives, chopped sun dried tomatoes can all be added to the dry ingredients
after the shortening is cut in.

15 Servings

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