Preheat oven to 400*. Lightly grease a large baking sheet; set aside.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt into large bowl; set aside.
In a medium size saucepan, combine molasses and 2 tbsp butter; stir over low heat until butter is melted. Make a well in the center of dry ingredients; add molasses mixture and milk and mix with fork to form a soft dough.
Turn out on a floured surface. Roll out with a floured rolling pin or pat out with hands to make 1/2 thick round.
Cut in rounds with a 2" cutter and place 1" apart on baking sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 min or until well risen and golden. Cool 5 min and serve with butter.