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Grandma’s homemade schnetki recipe

One of my favorite comfort foods is freshly baked biscuits, or schnetki, as my grandma calls them. Served warm with butter and honey is my favorite way to eat them. My daughter already asked me to put some in her lovable lunches when she goes back-to-school!

homemade biscuitsGrandma’s Homemade Schnetki


3 cups flour

5 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup shortening (or lard) at room temperature

1 cup milk


Sift dry ingredients.

Cut in the shortening.

Add milk & mix.

Pat or roll out to 1/2 inch think.

Cut into squares.

Place on pan.

Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes.


What are some of your favorite homemade foods?

Debbie White Beattie

Tuesday 6th of December 2016

I've never heard of this before but it's so quick and easy to make which is awesome