Recipe by Southern Living November 2006

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prep:
10 mins
bake:
11 mins
total:
21 mins
Yield:
Makes about 1 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut softened butter into flour with a pastry blender or 2 forks just until butter cubes are coated with flour. Using your hands, gently combine until mixture resembles small peas. Stir in buttermilk with a fork just until blended. (Mixture will be wet.)

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  • Turn dough out onto a generously floured surface, and pat to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut dough with a well-floured 2-inch round cutter, and place on lightly greased baking sheets.

  • Bake at 450° for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven, and brush warm biscuits with melted butter. Serve immediately.

  • *1/3 cup shortening may be substituted.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used White Lily Self Rising Flour.

  • Easy Cheddar Biscuits: Add 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese to butter and flour mixture just before adding buttermilk. Proceed as directed.

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