Cowboy Biscuits

Cowboy Biscuits


1 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup unbleached flour

1/4 tablespoon salt

1/2 tablespoon baking powder

1 cup milk

3 tablespoons fat:  vegetable oil / bacon fat / lard

1/4 teaspoon paprika

Grated cheese to sprinkle


  1. Mix all the flour, salt, and baking powder in a pan or bowl.
  2. Rub in the fat until the mixture is like coarse breadcrumbs.
  3. Add the milk and stir well.
  4. Divide the soft dough into equal-sized balls.
  5. Flatten each ball to form a biscuit-shaped round.
  6. Add the biscuits to a hot griddle or pan over the fire. [Bake in a hot oven for 15 -20 minutes]
  7. Cook until the biscuits rise and the tops start to brown.
  8. Sprinkle with paprika and grated cheese.

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