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Bacon and Cheese Biscuits*

1/2 c. shortening
2 c. flour
1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese
1/3 c. crisply cooked and crumbled bacon
2/3 to 3/4 c. milk

Heat oven to 450. Cut shortening into flour until crumbly. Stir in cheese and bacon. Stir in enough milk until soft dough forms. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 10 times. Roll or pat dough 1/2 inch thick. Cut with floured 2 1/2 inch cutter. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. About 10 biscuits.

Tracey