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Preheat the oven to 450. Grease on 8-inch square baking pan or small baking sheet. Put the flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. Add the vegetable shortening and toss it to coat with the flour. Break the chunk into 5 or 6 smaller chunks and start rubbing the flour and shortening together with your fingers and letting the mixture fall back into the bowl. This does not take long; when the mixture looks like irregular lumps you have mixed enough. Add the milk all at once and stir to moisten all the flour and shortening. Dust a surface with flour, turn the dough onto the surface and knead the dough ten times. Pat the dough into a circle about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch thick. Cut the biscuits with a two-inch cookie cutter and place on the prepared pan with a little space between the biscuits. Bake 15-18 minutes or until the tops are lightly browned. Serve hot with butter and honey. Yield: 15 biscuits Recipe By : BAKERS DOZEN (MARION CUNNINGHAM) SHOW #BD1A04 Posted to EAT-L Digest 14 October 96 Date: Tue, 15 Oct 1996 20:20:24 -0500 From: Jackie Bordelon
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susieq_64 3 months agoThese are the best biscuits I have ever made. So simple yet so GOOD!!!!
susieq_64 3 months agoI am going to make these with my stew. The house smells so good.
pfmagnuson 5 months agoTurned out great! My husband loved them.
minday83 10 months agoThis was the best biscuit recipe ever
christinebronson 11 month agoEasy to half the recipe. High biscuits: perfect accompaniment for winter night's stew!
dtmom1961 11 month agoVery good!! I also used butter and biscuits turned out light and fluffy
Hautedawg 1 year agoGreat tasting biscuits! I used butter instead of shortening. Quick and easy!
dgwillis 1 year agoOops listed twice. My husband enjoyed!!!
katie-leighjackman 1 year agothis is the perfect biscuit recipe!
sgrishka 2 years agoThese biscuits were tender and had great taste. Our family really enjoyed them.