2 c flour (may replace up to 1/2 c with whole wheat flour)
1/2 c powdered sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 c butter
2/3 c buttermilk, milk, or cream
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Sift dry ingredients together. Cut in butter until crumbs are the size of peas. Gently stir in buttermilk. Using a #20 disher (full+), plop dough onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 8-9 minutes, just until tops begin to brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.