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Baking Powder Biscuits

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16 biscuits or 8 servings, 2 biscuits each

These light and tender biscuits are a real treat at any meal. Spread with honey or jam for breakfast or serve with soups, stews, meatloaf or chicken.

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  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk; stir with fork until soft dough forms.
  • Place on lightly floured surface; knead 20 times or until smooth. Pat or roll lightly until dough is 1/2-inch thick. Cut with floured 2-inch cookie cutter to make 16 biscuits, rerolling dough scraps as necessary. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Great Substitute

Substitute shortening or butter for the margarine.

Larger Biscuits

If using a 3-inch cookie cutter, you will be able to cut out 8 biscuits. Bake as directed. Makes 8 servings, 1 biscuit each.

Crustier Biscuits

For a crustier biscuit, roll dough 1/4-inch-thickness; cut with 2-1/4-inch cutter. Continue as directed, increasing baking time to 12 minutes. Makes about 8 servings, 3 biscuits each.


  • 16 biscuits or 8 servings, 2 biscuits each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 biscuits or 8 servings, 2 biscuits each
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 420mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • frozenbunny |

    Oh my, they were awful. I followed the directions exactly. They never rose, stayed flat as pancakes, didn't brown. They were inedible.

  • Jmith |

    Gave them to my Dogs and they didnt even eat them. My one dog tried and ab*****hoked on it, crusty on bottom and flat. Worst recipe, either that or correct the directions to make them right

  • Jmith |

    Followed directions exactly NO Taste and flat. Still looked like uncooked dough, and when following the directions I could NOT knead it because it was too liquidy, so dont know how everyone else said they came out great?

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