Homemade Biscuits

Total Time
5 mins
15 mins

I've been making this same recipe for home made biscuits for 40 years, so I could not begin to tell you where the recipe came from. I just know its GOOD

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  1. Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
  2. Cut in shortening till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add milk all at once and mix till mixture follows fork around bowl.
  4. Turn out on lightly floured board.
  5. Knead gently for about 1/2 minute.
  6. Roll or pat 1/2 inch thick.
  7. Flour rim of glass or biscuit cutter and cut out biscuits.
  8. Put on (ungreased) cookie sheet and bake at 450° for 12 to 15 minutes.