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2 cups self-rising flour
1â�„3 cup shortening
3â�„4 cup buttermilk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Thinly sliced cooked country ham
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
Mix flour and shortening with pastry blender or fork until mixture is consistency of cornmeal. Pour in buttermilk and combine until soft, moist dough forms.
Turn onto lightly floured board, knead 8 to 10 times. Roll out dough to 1â�„3 inch thickness. Cut with floured 2-inch round cutter.
Place on greased baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Brush tops with melted butter.
Fill split biscuits with ham slices. Yields 12 to 16 biscuits
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)