An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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B.P. Biscuits




2 cups sifted flour
3 teaspoons B.P. [baking powder]
1/2 teaspoon salt
5 tablespoons spry [shortening]
2/3 cup milk (about)

Sift flour with B.P. & salt

cut in Spry till mixture is as fine as meal

add milk mixing to a soft dough

kneed lightly 20 seconds

roll to 1/2" thickness

cut with cutter and place in pan

bake in very hot oven (450°) 12 min

make 1 doz biscuits.


Cheese Quickies

add 3/4 cup cheese grated to Spry mixture

add 1 cup milk mixing to soft dough

drop from spoon on Pan and bake.


Drop Biscuits

use 3/4 cup milk instead of 2/3 cup and drop from spoon on pan




Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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