°1 1/2 cup flour
°1 1/2 tsp salt
°1 tsp sugar
°1 tsp baking powder
°2/3 c buttermilk or whole milk
°1/3 c vegetable shortening
Add dry ingredients to a sieve or mesh strainer. Sift them together over/into a large bowl.
Making a well in dry ingredients and adding wet ingredients. Use your hands to knead the dough, cutting them as you go.
If the dough is not coming together yet, add a little more milk, until the dough comes together and forms.
Lightly flour a work surface and place the formed dough on it. Knead the dough 6 to 8 good times.
Roll the dough out until it is 1/2″ thick all around.
Use a glass or cookie cutter to cut out 8 cookies from the dough. Shape the remaining scraps into two cookies. Transfer the cookies to a baking sheet.
Bake cookies at 425 degrees for 10-13 minutes.
Serving hot with a drizzle of honey or coat with a knob of butter.