Christmas Eggnog Scones

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is a recipe by fun tea party ideas.com-- but tweaked a bit by me. These are real nice and tender and have a great flavor. Give them a try.


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Serves:
10-12 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

SCONES:

1 c
nestle's eggnog flavored liquid (coffeemate)
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
2 1/3 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
rum extract
1/2 c
unsalted butter, cold
1/4 c
more or less-- pecan pieces
powdered sugar for dusting surface of table

Step-By-Step

1Combine Coffeemate,rum extract and the egg and mix well..set aside.
In a large bowl combine dry ingredients and mix to blend. Add the butter and using a pastry blender mix until well incorporated.

2Add the egg mixture,and pecan pieces ;combine just until a soft dough forms. If too sticky add a bit of flour to your hands and gently knead dough 3 times on a lightly powdered sugar surface. Gently flatten dough to about 3/4 inch thickness. Cut dough into 10-12 triangles or squares or circles.
Place each on a parchment sprayed cookie sheet.

3Bake at 400^ for about 15 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Glaze while still warm, but not hot!

4Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teas. nutmeg
1 teas. rum extract
2 to 3 Tablespoons eggnog coffeemate
pecan pieces for garnish
Mix ingredients until desired glaze is attained. Spread on scones and sprinkle with pecans.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English