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BUTTER BISCUITS

2 cups regular flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3 Tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)
3/4 cup milk

Sift the dry ingredients together into a bowl.
Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in the butter to the size of peas-do not overwork the dough or cut in butter too fine.

Mix in milk. Gather the dough into a ball and roll or pat to a 1/2-inch thickness. Do not knead. Cut with a 3-inch cutter or drinking glass.

Place on an ungreased pan close together and bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes or until nicely brown.

Approximately 10 biscuits

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