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Georgia Raised Biscuits

Ingredients
  Active dry yeast/1 cake compressed yeast 1 Packet
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unsifted all purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
Directions

1. Sprinkle dry yeast or crumble cake into water.
2. Let stand for a few minutes; then stir until dissolved.
3. Sift dry ingredients into large bowl.
4. Cut in 1/2 cup soft butter.
5. Add yeast and mix well.
6. Roll about 1/4 inch thick on floured board.
7. Cut with floured 2-inch cutter and put half on cookie sheets.
8. Brush with melted butter.
9. Top with remaining biscuits.
10. Beat egg yolk and 1 tablespoon water together.
11. Brush on biscuits.
12. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
13. Bake in preheated hot oven (425 °F.) for about 10 minutes.
14. Makes about 3 dozen biscuits.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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