by BEV

Tea Biscuits With Raisins Added

Tea Biscuits With Raisins Added

2 cups flour
1 heaping tablespoon of baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2cup shorting
1cup milk.
Heat oven to 425deg.
Place dry ingredients in a large bowl. Stir together until well mixed.Add shortening and cut with a pastry blender until mixture is size of small peas.Add milk and stir just until dough can be gathered up in a ball.Do not over-stir. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead briefly about 7 or 8 times. Pat or roll lightly to 1/2inch thick.Cut with cookie cutter or top of a small glass and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 12 mins.

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