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LONNIES SCRATCH BISCUITS - 20 MINS PREP 15 MINS BAKE

 
2 Cups Flour
2 tsp baking powder
4 Tablespoons of Butter or Shortening
1 egg
Dash of salt
3/4 cup of milk
 
Combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix
Add Butter or shortening (small pieces make it easier)
Crush Butter into dry mix until no more pieces can be found
Add egg and milk and begin mixing
Mix until dough turns into a ball and bounces off the sides of the bowl. Slightly more milk or flour may need to be added at this point
to achieve the desired consistancy
Knead dough ball on a well floured surface at least 20 times.
Cut and bake at 400 degrees for a minimum of 12 minutes up to 20 minutes, watching to achieve the desired doneness.