Freezer Biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup shortening
2/3 cup milk
1 egg

In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cream of tartar; mix well.

Cut in shortening.

Stir in milk and egg until smooth.

Turn dough onto lightly floured board or cloth and knead 4 or 5 times. Roll out dough and cut into biscuits.

Arrange biscuits on a cookie sheet, cover and freeze.

After they are frozen, transfer to and store them in a freezer bag.

Do not thaw to bake. Bake in preheated 450 degree F oven for 15 minutes.

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