4321 Biscuits
Fluffy and delicious, these easy biscuits are a cinch to make.
  • Makes: 6 biscuits
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Easy

  • Nutrition Highlights: Per biscuit: 247 calories, 9.8 g fat, 1.6 mg cholesterol, 585 mg sodium, 32.9 g carbs, 1.1 g fiber, 2.2 g sugar, 6.4 g protein

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  • Recipe From: Illinois Partners


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, cut shortening into flour; add other dry ingredients. Mix well.
  3. Add buttermilk and knead a few times (not too much).
  4. Roll out no less than 1 inch thick. Cut dough into biscuits.
  5. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Tips & Notes

These biscuits get their name from the ingredients: 4 tablespoons of shortening, 3 teaspoons baking powder, 2 cups flour and 1 teaspoon salt – all mixed with a cup of buttermilk.


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