Granny's Chicken & Dumplings

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Recipe by Mims Squims

My Granny is the most amazing woman in the world, and her cooking is nothing short of perfect. Note: Cook time may be a bit off since I have no idea how long it takes to boil a whole chicken. If you can help me with that, please zmail me! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook chicken in boiling salted water until tender.
  2. Remove chicken from broth. Cool chicken, cut from bone, & set aside.
  3. Measure 1 qt broth into large saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  4. Put flour in large bowl; cut in shortening with pastry blender or fork.
  5. Add boiling water a small amount at a time.
  6. Shape mixture into a ball & roll to a thickness of 1/8" in a lightly floured board.
  7. Cut into strips. Drop strips into boiling broth and cook for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Add salt & pepper to taste. (Granny doesn't use pepper in her dumplings).

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