Aunt Hilda’s Biscuits

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Aunt Hilda's Biscuits
  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, cream of tartar, salt and sugar.
  2. Cut in the shortening until mixture resembles small peas.
  3. Stir in the egg and milk until mixture is a stiff dough.
  4. Knead about 5 times.
  5. Roll to 1/2-inch thick.
  6. Cut out shapes with a 2-inch round biscuit cutter.
  7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 450 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
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