|2 cups||all-purpose flour|
|4 teaspoons||baking powder|
Combine dry ingredients. Cut in margarine with a fork, pastry cutter, or your fingers. Add cheese if desired. Stir in milk.
Form dough into 12 biscuits.
Melt 2 tablespoons margarine in an iron skillet over medium/low heat.
Fry half of the biscuits for about 6 minutes on each side, and drain on paper towels.
Repeat with 2 more tablespoons of margarine and remaining dough.