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2 cup all-purpose flour
2 tbsp sugar
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
2/3 cup milk

Preheat oven to 450*.  Mix all the dry ingredients; cut in shortening with a fork until mixture
resembles coarse crumbs.  Add the egg and mix, add milk and mix.  Drop by tablespoon onto
a greased cookie sheet.  Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.