½ c shortening
2 c flour (all white, all whole wheat, or half and half)
1 tb sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 c milk
Heat oven to 450F.
Cut shortening into dry ingredients with pastry blender or two table knives, until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Stir in milk, then drop dough by spoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet and bake about 12 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.