Makes 12 servings.


2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup margarine
½ cup skim milk



1. Mix flour, baking powder, and salt into bowl.
2. Cut in shortening thoroughly, until mixture looks like meal.
3. Stir in milk. Round up dough on a lightly floured board.
4. Knead lightly 20 to 25 times. Roll ½ inch thick.
5. Cut with a floured biscuit cutter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.
6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 116
Carbohydrate: 17g
Protein: 3g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 1mg
Fiber: 1g
Sodium: 207mg
Potassium: 50mg
Calcium: 91mg

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat

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