• 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup milk


  1. Preheat oven to 450. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Cut the shortening and butter into the flour with a pastry knife.
  4. Add milk to form a soft dough.
  5. Mix well and pat out on a floured countertop until about 1/2 inch thick; cut out rounds.
  6. Place on prepared cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

Adapted from Vegan with a Vengeance & Ruth Wakefield’s Toll House Tried and True Recipes.