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Chocolate Food Sweet Cake Cookies

Biscuits – Quick Feathery Southern

Ingredients & Directions

2 c Self-rising flour
1/4 c Shortening or margarine
1/2 c Whole milk; or buttermilk
-(up to 3/4)

Preheat oven to 500F.

Place flour in a medium bowl. Add shortening and using pastry blender or
two knives, cut in until consistency of coarse crumbs. With a fork, blend
in just enough milk until dough leaves sides of bowl.

Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead 10 to 12 strokes. Roll
dough out 1/2-inch thick. Shape with 2-inch cutter. Bake on ungreased
baking sheet (place biscuits 1-inch apart for crusty sides or almost
touching for soft sides) until golden, 8 to 10 minutes.

Variations: Increase milk to 1 cup. Drop biscuits by tablespoon onto
greased baking sheet or fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full.

12 Servings

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