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Cranberry-Orange Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Sunday, October 12, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C. Flour
1/4 C. Brown Sugar, packed
1 Tbsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. ground Nutmeg
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 C. Butter, cold and diced
1 C. fresh or dried Cranberries, roughly chopped
1/3 C. granulated Sugar
grated zest of one Orange
1/2 C. chopped, Walnuts
3/4 C. Half-and-Half
1 Egg

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375
In a large bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; set aside.
In a separate bowl, toss cranberries with granulated sugar; add to flour mixture along with orange zest and walnuts. Mix lightly; set aside.
In a small bowl, beat together Half-and-Half and egg; slowly pour into dry ingredients, mix with rubber scraper/spatula until dough forms. Knead dough 4-5 times, do not over handle. Divide dough in half.
Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface. Shape each half into a 6-inch circle. Cut each circle into 6 wedges. Place scones on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Perfect for Christmas Tea with my Sisters, Daughter and Nieces!

 

 

 

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