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2 cups all-purpose flour 

2 teaspoons sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

½ teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

½ cup shortening

1 cup buttermilk

½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded

3 tablespoons butter, melted

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

1. In a medium bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda & salt. Blend in shortening, by cutting it into the flour with two knives slicing in two different directions. When shortening is blended, dough will look like crumbs. Stir in buttermilk & cheese until dough is soft & sticky.

2. Grease cookie sheet with shortening. Scoop dough with a tablespoon. Drop biscuits into large heaping tablespoons, 2 inches apart onto cookie sheet.

3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden. In a small bowl, combine melted butter & garlic powder. Brush butter mixture over warm biscuits.

servings: 20 / prep time: 15 minutes / cook time: 12 minutes

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