3 c. self-rising flour, sifted 1 1/2 sticks cold butter 3/4 - 1 c. buttermilk flour melted butter Preheat oven to 400. In a large mixing bowl, cut butter into flour with a fork or pastry cutter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually add buttermilk just until a sticky dough is formed. With floured hands, turn dough out onto a floured surface and pat to 1 " thickness. Cut out biscuits with a floured glass or plastic cup and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Brush with melted butter and serve! Tips for great Biscuits - * NEVER mix with a mixer or beater * Handle biscuits gently; pat out with floured hands instead of rolling out with a rolling pin *Bake in a hot oven *Cut butter into pats before adding to flour to make it easier to cut in *Serve pipin' hot with sausage gravy or honey or molasses or all three!!!!