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Biscuits For Two

 Biscuits For Two
"A friend shared this recipe with me," writes Sylvia McCoy from Lees Summit, Missouri. "I think the biscuits taste wonderful warm from the oven."
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until
  • mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
  • Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in.
  • biscuit cutter.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes
  • or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 4 biscuits.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 494 calories, 27 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 1,121 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.