Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life BiscuitsButtery biscuits with the Half-Life logo.


This request for comes from Papaboo, who is puzzling his way through Half-Life and writing about it on his site, how do i play game? – Adventures of a Non-Gamer.
Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
1/3-2/3 cup milk
1 egg white

Preheat oven to 425ºF!
Pour the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar into a bowl. Use a whisk to mix everything together.

Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life Biscuits

Using a whisk allows you to avoid sifting the ingredients.

Create a well into the mixture and pour in 1/3 cup of milk. Give the mixture a stir or two, just to get the milk mixed in a bit.

Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life Biscuits

Add shortening and use your hands to incorporate the shortening and the milk. If it’s too dry, add a bit more milk. Only mix the dough until it comes together.

Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life

Dust down some flour and kneed six times. Don’t go bonkers with kneading the dough, as this will make for tougher biscuits.

Half-Life Biscuits

Roll out dough to 1/2″ thickness. Cut into biscuits and place on a cookie sheet.

Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life Biscuits

Using your fingers, roll out tiny snakes to create the Half-Life logo, and place on top of the biscuit.

Half-Life Biscuits

Brush egg white on top of the biscuits. The egg wash helps with giving the biscuits their golden brown top.

Half-Life Biscuits

Makes about a dozen biscuits, depending on the size of your biscuit butter. I had ten biscuits and enough leftover for a tiny headcrab biscuit.

Half-Life Biscuits

Half-Life Biscuits

Hooray for headcrabs!

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