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Tea Biscuits


2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 cup milk

1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet. 2 Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Cut shortening in until mixture has a fine crumb texture.
Stir in milk with a fork to make a soft dough. Knead 8 to 10 times, and then roll out to a thickness of at least 1/2 inch.
Cut into rounds with a cookie or biscuit cutter. Place on cookie sheet, and allow to rest for a few minutes. 3 Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.