Serve these delicious cheesy biscuits with everything from soups & stews to fried chicken and beyond. They’re even great for breakfast with sausage and/or bacon and eggs!
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup milk
1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt until well blended. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add cheese and milk; stir until ingredients are moistened.
2. Turn dough onto a lightly floured board and knead several times. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with floured 2 inch biscuit cutter. Place cut biscuits on ungreased baking pan.
3. Bake at 400 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Do not over bake. Makes 8 to 10 biscuits.