I personally like drop biscuits because they are easier, but these biscuits sound very simple and I bet they are a major comfort food along side morning breakfast or with dinner. I’m thinking sausage gravy here and now my mouth is watering!
2 c flour, 4 teas B. P., 1/2 teas salt, 2 tbs shortening, 3/4 c milk. Sift together flour, B.P. & salt, add shortening & rub in very lightly; add liquid slowly; roll or pat out with hands on floured board to about 1 in. in thickness. Cut with biscuit cutter. Bake in hot oven 15 to 20 min.