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Biscuits ( Tea ) Recipe


1 c White flour
4 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
2 tb White sugar
1/2 ts Cream of tartar
1/2 c Vegetable shortening
2/3 c Water

Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in the shortening until yuo have a
mealy mixture. Using a fork, quickly stir in the water & mix until
the dough just leaves the side of the bowl. Knead quickly & gently
on a lightly floured board. Roll out the dough to a 1/2-inch
thickness. Cut with a cookie cutter. Place on an ungreased cookie
sheet & bake at 400F for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Makes about 12 biscuits.