Biscuits and Maple Butter


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup maple syrup
2 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
2/3 cup half-and-half


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Maple butter: Warm up stick of butter, add maple syrup, and then mash. Set aside. Biscuits: Sift dry ingredients and cut in Crisco. Add half-and-half and stir with fork. Pat or roll dough ½ inch thick and cut with a biscuit cutter. Bake for 10 minutes on ungreased baking sheet. Serve with maple butter.


Makes 15 biscuits.

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