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Scones Recipe

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This recipe for Scones, by , is from Texas Ties-From Texans' Kitchens and Those Who Love 'Em, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Nancy Arnold
Added: Monday, January 19, 2009


2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. soda
8 Tbsp. frozen unsalted butter
1/2 cup raisins
1 large egg
1/2 cup sour cream

Preheat oven 400
Mix dry ingredients together. Grate butter into flour mixture with large holes of box grater. Use fingers to work butter into mixture until resembles course meal. Stir in raisins.
Using fork, stir in mixture of sour cream and egg. Use your hands to working dough around bowl until forms ball.
On floured surface, roll into an 8" circle about 3/4" thick. Cut into 8 triangles. Place on parchment paper lined cookie sheet about 1" apart. Bake until golden. (About 15-17 minutes) Serve either warm or room temperature




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