“Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see, how good God is.” Psalm 34:8

Home made Flour Tortillas


3 Cups All Purpose Flour
2 tsp. Baking Powder
1 tsp. Salt
5 TB Crisco shortening
1 1/4 Cups Warm Water
“For we all often stumble and fall and offend in many things. And if anyone does not offend in speech [never says the wrong things], he is a fully developed character and a perfect man, able to control his whole body and to curb his entire nature.” James 3:2 amplified Bible 09.17.07


Created on September 17th, 2007

In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients.

Using a pastry cutter, cut shortening into dry ingredients.

Add warm water, a little at a time, until dough is soft and not sticky. You may not need the full 1 1/4 cup.

Knead dough for a few minutes.

Pull off pieces of dough to form small balls, around the size of golf balls. Place them on wax paper and let them rest 10 minutes.

While dough is resting, heat a large skillet or griddle to medium high heat.

Dust rolling pin with a little flour and roll balls out into flat circles.

Lay tortilla onto pan. Let cook for about 15 seconds, check to see if browning, then flip them over to cook on other side.

Serve warm and enjoy!

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