These can be prepared a day ahead and stored in an airtight container.

Recipe by Southern Living October 1998

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Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill Jenkins

Recipe Summary

Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly; add buttermilk, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead 3 to 4 times.

  • Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut with a 2-inch round cutter, and place on a baking sheet. Reroll and cut trimmings, if necessary, to make 2 dozen.

  • Bake at 425° for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

  • Note: We used Martha White self-rising soft-wheat flour.

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