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Whole Wheat Biscuits

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  Whole wheat flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (2 tablespoons plus)
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Heat oven to 400°F.
Combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking powder and salt (if used) in medium bowl.
Mix well.
Cut in with pastry blender (or 2 knives) to form coarse crumbs.
Add milk.
Stir until dry ingredients are just moistened.
Place on floured surface.
Knead gently with fingertips 8 to 10 times.
Pat or roll into 8 1/nch circle about 1/2ch thick".
With 2 1/2-inch round biscuit cutter, cut 6 biscuits.
Press dough scraps into ball and flatten again.
Cut 2 biscuits.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 400°F for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 450 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.7%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g11.1%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg0.8%

Sodium 2019.4 mg84.1%

Total Carbohydrates 86 g28.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g31.8%

Sugars 36.1 g

Protein 13 g25.7%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 108.6% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Whole Wheat Biscuits Recipe