country biscuits

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Cindy Conant
from Edmond, OK

Note: The biscuits may be frozen. The dough may be cut into cocktail-size circles to use for ham.

serves 8-10 biscuits
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For country biscuits

  • 1
    egg
  • 2/3 c
    milk
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    crisco shortening
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How To Make country biscuits

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place the egg in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to measure 2/3 C and mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
  • 2
    Cut the shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add the egg mixture and stir until moistened. Place on a floured work surface and knead gently until the dough is smooth. Do not over handle the dough.
  • 3
    Roll the dough ½ inch thick. Cut with a biscuit cutter. Place on a baking sheet.
  • 4
    Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.

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