Name: Easy Biscuits
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Prep: 20 minutes
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup cold milk
Heat oven to 450° F. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt into a large mixing bowl. Cut in shortening until the mixture becomes coarse crumbs.
While stirring with a fork, add milk. Stir until soft dough forms and pulls away from the bowl.
Dust dough with flour and place it on a lightly floured surface. Work in the flour until the dough no longer sticks.
Roll out the dough until it’s 1/2 inch thick. Using either a floured biscuit cutter or a cookie cutter, cut out biscuits. Repeat rolling and cutting until all dough is used. Biscuits can also be cut into squares with a sharp knife.
Bake biscuits on ungreased baking sheets for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
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