Home Style Cooking

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Cranberry Drop Scones


These are quick, light and easy . Perfect for a quick brunch or if company drop by and you need a fast snack.

Ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons cold butter, cut up (no substitutes)
1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup milk
1 large egg
1 tablespoon sugar

Preparation: Preheat your oven to 425ºF and grease a cookie sheet lightly.

Mix flour, the 1/3 cup sugar, the baking powder, salt, and butter and mix with fork until the texture of fine meal.

Beat the egg with the milk and add to dry ingredients.

Stir to moisten uniformly. You can add a drop of milk if you need... not much though.

Drop by spoonfuls onto the greased sheet and sprinkle with remaining sugar for a sweet topping.

pop in the oven til golden on top.... about 12 minutes or so.

It will make about a dozen scones.

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