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Cowboy Biscuits

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Flour
  • 3 ts Baking powder
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/2 c Lard or shortening
  • 3/4 c Milk
  • 2 tb Milk


In a mixing bowl, stir the dry ingredients together and cut in lard or
shortening until the mixture has the texture of coarse meal.

Stir in 3/4 cup milk a little at a time until mixture forms a smooth dough.
Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly. Roll on floured board to
1/2 inch thickness and cut with a floured 2-inch biscuit cutter.

Place biscuits on ungreased baking sheet and brush tops with the remaining
milk. Bake in a 450 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly

For drop biscuits, add up to 1 cup milk to the flour mixture. Do not knead
the dough. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet and
bake as for rolled biscuits.

Yield: 1 dozen 2-inch biscuits.

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