8 Mother's Day Edible Gifts

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Cream Biscuits
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Throughout my life as a cook, I've gravitated to bread recipes that do not involve yeast or rising of any kind. I'm sharing ... more 
Photo by: Sarah Shatz
Cream Biscuits
Save and print this recipe on FOOD52.

Throughout my life as a cook, I've gravitated to bread recipes that do not involve yeast or rising of any kind. I'm sharing one such recipe for what are quite simply the best biscuits I have ever made. -Merrill

Makes 12 biscuits
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon sugar
1 to 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
Melted butter

1. Heat the oven to 425°F. Combine the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar in a mixing bowl, stirring with a fork to blend.

2. Slowly add the cream to the dry ingredients, stirring constantly, until the dough holds together. Knead gently on a lightly floured surface for about 1 minute. Pat it into 1/2-inch thick round and use a sharp knife to it cut into 8 wedges.

3. Arrange the wedges 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet and less 
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The countdown is official: with less than a week to go, we're closing in on Mother's Day. In the spirit of crunch time, we've searched our archives high and low for DIY gifts that will make for happy mothers everywhere. So, in case you can't make her breakfast in bed, here are 8 ideas to whip up, wrap up, and tie a bow on to show her just how thankful you are.



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