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Biscuits ( Butterball ) Recipe


1/2 c Melted butter or margarine
For the muffin pan and
Topping, PLUS
1/3 c Softened butter or margarine
For the dough
2 c Sifted all-purpose flour
1 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
3/4 c Milk

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Into each of 12, 2-1/2 muffin-pan cups, place 1 teaspoon of the melted
butter. Reserve remaining melted butter.

Into a mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Add the 1/3 cup softened butter/margarine and cut it in with a pastry
blender until mixture resembles cornmeal. Using a fork, stir in milk.
Fill each of the prepared muffin cups almost to the top with dough.

Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and
spoon 1 teaspoon reserved melted butter over each biscuit. Return to
the oven and bake for 10 minutes longer.

Serve piping hot with butter, jam, or honey.

Makes 12 biscuits.

PER BISCUIT: 199 calories, 17 gm carbohydrates, 37 mg cholesterol,
189 mg sodium, 3 gm protein, 13 gm fat, 8 gm saturated fat