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Cowboy Biscuits

Yield 18 to 20 biscuits


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings, melted

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; stir well. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle water over flour mixture; stir until dry ingredients are moistened.

  2. Shape dough into 2-inch balls, and place on lightly greased baking sheets. Brush tops of biscuits with bacon drippings. Bake at 425° for 18 minutes or until lightly browned.

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