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Beaten Biscuits

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ice water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine flour and salt, mix well.
Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add milk and ice water, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
Beat with a rolling pin or mallet for 20 to 30 minutes or until blisters appear in dough, folding dough over frequently.
Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness, cut with a 1 1/2-inch biscuit cutter.
Place on ungreased baking sheets, prick each biscuit 3 times with the tines of a fork.
Bake at 325°F for 20 to 22 minutes or until biscuits are very lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Gourmet
Servings: 
6

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ilovemyhubby's picture
great recipe. easy to make and my kids loved it.