Almirah Boscotakia (Salty Biscuits) Recipe
3 cup flour
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp coarse salt
1/2 cup kefalotiri cheese, grated
1/3 cup sweet butter or shortening
1 cup milk
Sift dry ingreds. into bowl. Add butter (or shortening) and work
butter into flour with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse
crumbs. Add cheese and milk, and work the whole together (dough will
be soft). Lightly flour a marble-top table (or bread board) and your
Roll out dough about 1/4 to 1/2" thick.
Using small biscuit cutter (floured), cut dough into round shapes
about 1 1/2" in diameter. Place on lightly greased (or buttered)
baking sheet in preheated 375 F. oven for abt. 15 min., or until
Makes about 36 appetizer size biscuits.
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