Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. Cut in the shortening with a fork to a fine consistency.
Add the buttermilk and mix, without over mixing. Dough should be a little sticky. Dust hands with flour and pinch off balls a little bigger than a golf ball. Roll between hands, slightly flatten and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
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