Cheese Biscuits

2 cups all purpose flour

1 tablespoon baking powder\

2 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon seasoning salt

1/8 teaspoon lemon pepper

1/2 cup shortening, margarine, or butter

2/3 cup milk

Preheat oven to 450 degrees

In a large bowl stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and garlic powder. Cut in shortening, margarine, or butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make a well or hole in the center of bowl. Add milk all at once. Stir just till dough cling together. Rub cooking oil in hands and spoon into hands then create the size of biscuit desired. Patty slightly and then place in a cast iron skillet coated with oil.
Bake at 450 degrees in oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Makes about 10 biscuits

This is a good appetizer along with a salad, before a seafood meal or use with the meal. This recipe has been revised due to Jesse a new chef teaching me the tips of great southern cajun cooking. Wait till a new gumbo recipe is posted.

 

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