- Yield 9 servings
- Prep 15 mins
- Cook 12 mins
- 2 cups sifted all purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
- 3 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup shortening
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 -- egg
- 1/2 cup milk
Resift flour with sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening. Add walnuts.
Beat egg lightly with milk; stir into dry mixture to make a stiff dough. Turn out onto lightly floured board and pat into large diamond, about ½ inch thick.
Cut into 9 smaller diamonds. Sprinkle tops with additional sugar, if desired.
Bake on lightly greased baking sheet at 425F for about 12 minutes. Serve hot.