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Shortcut Biscuits

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  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 3 Tablespoon, melted

Heat oven to 450°.
Cut shortening into flour, baking powder and salt with pastry blender until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Stir in just enough milk so dough leaves side of bowl and rounds up into a ball.
Turn dough onto ungreased cookie sheet.
With floured hands, pat dough into 6-inch square.
Cut into 2-inch squares, cutting completely through dough.
Brush with melted margarine.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes.
Immediately remove from cookie sheet; cool 5 minutes.
Gently pull biscuits apart.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1793 Calories from Fat 844

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g146.6%

Saturated Fat 22.8 g113.8%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 16.9 mg5.6%

Sodium 3209.3 mg133.7%

Total Carbohydrates 204 g67.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.1%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 31 g62.8%

Vitamin A 35.6% Vitamin C 0.08%

Calcium 133.7% Iron 74.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shortcut Biscuits Recipe