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“Bisquick” Mix
8 1/2 c all purpose flower
4 tablespoons baking powder
1 tablespoon salt
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 1/2 c dry milk
2 1/4 c vegetable shortening

Sift together all dry ingredients.  Cut in shortening until mix has consistency of cornmeal.  Store in airtight container in cool, dry place, use within 3 months.

For Pancakes:
2 1/4 c of mix
1 tablespoon sugar
1 egg
1 1/2 c milk or water

Make pancakes!!

For Biscuits and Drop Dumplings:
3 cups mix
3/4 c milk, buttermilk or water
optional: add garlic and about 1/3 c cheese and other herbs for cheesy garlic biscuits

Biscuits: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.  Mix ingredients until just blended.  Drop dough by tablespoons onto greased baking sheet.  Bake 110-12 min.

Drop Dumplings: Drop by tablespoons into boiling stew.  Boil gently for 10 min.  Cover and cook at med heat for another 10 min.

For Rolled Biscuits, Cinnamon Rolls:
3 c mix
2/3 c milk or water

Biscuits: Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.  Mix ingredients and let stand for about 5 min.  Knead on lightly floured surface about 15 times.  Roll out to 1/2 in thickness. Cut with floured biscuit cutter and place about 2 in apart onan ungreased baking sheet.  Bake 10-12 min.  (This can also be used for pizza dough, just roll it out and add toppings)

Cinnamon Rolls: Preheat oven  to 400 degrees.  Mix ingredients and roll out to rectangle.  Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.  Roll dough and cut into 1/2 inch slices.  Bake 10-15 min.  Glaze wtih mixture of powdered sugar and a bit of water or milk.