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Egg Biscuit Recipes

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Makes 18 servings

    3 cups flour                                                   
    4 1/2 teaspoons baking powder                                  
    1 tablespoon sugar                                             
    3/4 teaspoon salt                                              
    3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar                                   
    3/4 cup butter cold or margarine                               
    3/4 cup milk                                                   
    1 egg lightly beaten                                           

Preheat oven to 400?

Into a large bowl, sift flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cream of tartar. With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter or margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, beat milk and egg. Add to flour mixture and stir until flour is moistened.

Place on a lightly floured surface; knead once or twice and roll to 1/2 -inch thickness. Cut with a 2 1/2 -inch biscuit cutter dipped in flour.

Bake on an ungreased baking sheet for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Serve hot,
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