From the Whitehouse: Laplands (Biscuits)

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Here's The Heritage Cook Book's traditional recipe for laplands, small muffin-like biscuits that were popular at the First Family's (President James Knox Polk and First Lady Sarah Childress Polk) austere table. Serve them with butter and jam.

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  1. Beat egg yolks till thick and lemon-colored, 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Blend in flour, milk, sugar, butter, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Beat 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Gently fold in egg whites.
  4. Fill well-greased 2-inch muffin pans 2/3 full. Bake at 375 degrees F. for 30 to 35 minutes. Makes 10.

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