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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 76.7
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4 mg
  • Sodium: 211.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.0 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Nana's Whole Wheat Biscuits

Submitted by: REVCORNIE
Nana's Whole Wheat Biscuits

Introduction

This recipe predates the Great Depression. It's from an era before processed foods. It's so easy, tasty & nutritious, you wonder why we buy things in a can. This recipe predates the Great Depression. It's from an era before processed foods. It's so easy, tasty & nutritious, you wonder why we buy things in a can.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    Sift together these dry ingredients:
    1 cup whole wheat flour
    1 1/2 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp salt
    1/3 cup instant non fat powdered milk
    Use a pastry blender or a fork to cut in 4 Tbs of Crisco shortening until the texture looks like coarse cornmeal. At this point add 1/2 cup water and stir quickly.
    Add up to 1/4 cup more water if necessary to get dough to ball up.

    Remove from bowl & place on floured surface.
    Knead 10 times only.
    Roll out from center until dough is 1/2 inch thick.
    Cut with juice glass dipped in flour for round biscuits. Cut with cookie cutters for shaped biscuits.
    Reform dough, roll out & cut again until all dough has been used up.

    Bake at 450 degrees in preheated oven on cookie sheet.

Tips

Don't over work the kneading of the dough. This will keep your biscuit light.


Directions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Nana said, Bake on UNGREASED sheet for 12 minutes (to 15 minutes). I cut the shortening in the recipe, so I lightly greased the pan under each biscuit. They were great.

Serving Size: Makes 12 small biscuits or 7 cookie cutter biscuits

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user REVCORNIE.






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