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Recipe by
Denise Kellum
Sturgis, MS

These biscuits are great with butter or with Tomato Gravy on them.

yield 8 -10
method Bake

Ingredients For biscuits

  • 2 c
    self-rising flour
  • 1/2 c
    crisco shortening
  • 1 c
    milk or buttermilk
  • 1/4 stick

How To Make biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Put parchment paper on baking sheet.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, mix flour and Crisco together with a fork until combined.
  • 3
    Add the milk to flour mixture and stir just until combined. It will be sticky. Add a little more milk if not enough to mix dry ingredients.
  • 4
    Sprinkle flour onto pastry mat, pour dough onto the mat and sprinkle some more flour on top. Shape into a rectangle with hands and pat out to 1/2 inch. Fold over in half and pat out again to 1/2-1 inch. Cut with 3 inch biscuit cutter and cut out 8-10 biscuits.
  • 5
    Put biscuits on baking sheet side by side and cook for about 15-20 minutes until browned.
  • 6
    When done, brush with melted butter.

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