Scones Dried Cranberry And NutsFrom shirleyoma 7 years ago
- 2 tablespoons sugar plus 1 cup sugar shopping list
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided shopping list
- 3 cups all-purpose flour shopping list
- 1 tablespoon baking powder shopping list
- 1 tablespoon finely-grated lemon peel shopping list
- 1 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 3/4 cup chilled unsalted butter, diced shopping list
- 1 cup dried sweetened cranberries shopping list
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans shopping list
- 1/2 cup chilled half-and-half or more, divided shopping list
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional) shopping list
How to make it
- Position rack in top third of oven; preheat to 375 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. Whisk 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in bowl for glaze.
- Whisk flour, baking powder, lemon peel, salt, and 1 cup sugar in large bowl. Add chilled butter; using fingertips, rub in until coarse meal forms. Mix in cranberries and walnuts. Add 1/2 cup half and half and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Toss with fork until dough comes together in moist clumps, adding more half and half if dough is dry.
- Gather dough into ball; divide in half. Press out each half on floured surface to 6-inch-diameter (1-inch-high) round. Cut each round into 6 wedges. Transfer to baking sheet; brush with glaze.
- Bake scones until golden and tester comes out clean, about 18 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature. I mix powdered sugar and cream together with a little lemon juice and drizzle over each scone!
- Yields 12 scones.
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Yummy, these sound so very good!bluewaterandsand in GAFFNEY loved it
I love cranberries and nuts and adore making and eating scones. So your recipe is all about me, me, me....hehehe. Thanks, Shirley hon - looks and sounds great. *Hugssss* and a high 5 from me...~Vickielunasea in Orlando loved it
Shirley, looks like another awesome recipe! THanksm2googee in Tomball loved it
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