BASIC BISCUIT MIX
8 3/4 WHOLE-WHEAT PASTRY FLOUR
1/3 CUP BAKING POWDER
1/4 CUP SUGAR
1 TBS SALT
IN A LARGE BOWL, SIFT TOGETHER FLOUR, BAKING POWDER SUGAR AND SALT. MIX WELL. STORE IN AN AIRTIGHT CONTAINER. MAKES 9 CUPS

FOR BISCUITS: PREHEAT OVEN TO 425. IN A LARGE BOWL, BLEND 2 CUPS MIX WITH 1/4 CUP VEGETABLE OIL AND 3/4 CUP WATER OR MILK. ROLL TO A 1" THICKNESS ON A FLOURED BOARD AND CUT INTO 3" CIRCLES. BAKE ON AN UNGREASED BAKING SHEET FOR 8 TO 10 MIN. OR UNTIL LIGHTLY BROWNED. MAKES 20 BISCUITS = 59 CALORIES EACH

FOR PANCAKES: BLEND 2 CUPS MIX WITH 1 EGG, 1 1/2 CUPS WATER OR MILK, AND 1/4 CUP MELTED VEGETABLE OIL. ADD UP TO 1/2 CUP EXTRA WATER OR MILK TO THIN IF NEEDED. DROP BATTER BY SPOONFULS ONTO A VERY LIGHTLY GREASED GRIDDLE. BROWN BOTH SIDES. MAKES ABOUT 15 PANCAKES = 48 CALORIES EACH

FOR COOKIES: PREHEAT OVEN TO 375. CUT 3/4 CUP VEGETABLE SHORTENING OR BUTTER INTO 2 CUPS MIX. CREAM 1 EGG WITH 1 CUP PACKED BROWN SUGAR, THEN COMBINE WITH MIX. STIR IN 1 CUP CAROB CHIPS OR CHOCOLATE CHIPS. BAKE ON A LIGHTLY GREASED BAKING SHEET FOR 10 TO 12 MIN. MAKES 48 COOKIES = 81 CALORIES EACH