*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Cakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Flour, all purpose
    1       tb           Sugar
      1/2   ts           Baking powder
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/3   c            Butter, chilled
    1       ea           Egg
      1/2   c            Buttermilk
    1       t            Vanilla
 
   In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder,
   baking soda and salt. With a pastry blender or two
   knives cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse
   crumbs.  In separate bowl, combine egg, buttermilk and
   vanilla. Using fork, stir into dry ingredients to form
   a soft dough.  Gather into ball.  Turn out onto
   lightly floured surface; knead lightly 10 times. With
   lightly floured hands, pat dough in 1/2 in thick
   round.  Using 2 1/2 in. cookie cutter, cut dough into
   rounds, gathering scraps together until dough is all
   used up.  Place rounds on lightly greased baking
   sheet.  Bake in 425F (220C) oven 12 to 15 minutes or
   until golden brown and risen.  Let cool on wire racks.
   Serve warm.
  
 
 
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