Mile high biscuits

Mile High Biscuits

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3 cups flour
2 Tablespoons sugar
1 Tablespoon plus 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening
1 egg, beaten
3/4 cup milk

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cream of tartar, and salt, mix well. Cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Combine egg and milk and then add to flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened. Turn dough out on lightly floured surface. Knead 8 or 10 times. Roll dough to 1-inch thickness; cut with biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes: 15 biscuits

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