2 Flour
1 Sugar
3 Baking Powder
1 Baking Soda
1/2 Salt
1/2 Shortening
1 Egg
2/3 Milk


Sift together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Cut in the shortening until mixture resembles crumbs.
In a cup, thoroughly mix the beaten egg and milk.
Add to the flour mixture.
Stir only until the dough forms a ball, but is still sticky.
Turn onto a floured surface and knead gently 10 strokes.
Roll out to 3/4 inch thickness and cut with the rim of a glass that has been dipped in flour.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet, touching each other.
Bake at 450 deg F for 12 minutes.,
Brush with melted butter when hot.