Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Queen Biscuits

Queen Biscuits

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From the kitchen of Tusconwil

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
12-15 minutes
Tags: Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup milk (or as needed)
2/3 to 3/4 cup sesame seeds or powder sugar frosting


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Lightly grease baking sheets.

  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl.

  4. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or two knives until pieces are the size of small peas.

  5. Stir in eggs and milk, one tablespoon at a time. Mix together thoroughly to make soft dough.

  6. Break of small pieces of dough, roll between palms of hands to form rolls 1 1/2 inches long.

  7. Place on cookie sheet.

  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.


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