Drop Biscuits

Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
12 min
Total Time:
22 min
Yield:
12 biscuits

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached Self-Rising Flour
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2/3 to 3/4 cups milk or buttermilk, plus additional as needed

Instructions

  1. HEAT oven to 500°F. Coat baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. MEASURE flour into large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until crumbs are the size of peas.
  3. BLEND in just enough milk with fork until dough leaves sides of bowl. If needed, add more milk to form soft dough. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet.
  4. BAKE 8 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Cooled biscuits can be frozen up to one month in plastic food storage bags. Reheat by placing in oven 5 to 10 minutes at 350°F or microwave about 1 minute.

Nutrition

Serving Size (1 biscuit of 12), Calories 110 (Calories from Fat 40), Total Fat 4.5g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 240mg, Total Carbohydrate 15g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 6%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Baking Tip

Self-rising flour is ideal for biscuit recipes because it ensures the correct amount of leavener is used, and that it's evenly distributed.

Baking Tip

To avoid tough, dry biscuits, do not add too much additional flour when kneading and rolling.