Cranberry Scones

Carol Junkins

By
@CarolAJ

Scones are similiar to biscuits, but the dough is richer due to cream and eggs.

I like to make them and freeze them for something yummy in the morn ~ well they have an egg in them right?

This recipe came from Favorite All Time Recipes.


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Serves:

12 scones

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
flour
1/2 c
oat bran
1/4 c
plus 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
5 Tbsp
cold margarine or butter
3/4 c
dried cranberries
1/3 c
milk
1
egg
1/4 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
uncooked old fashioned or quick oats (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 425 df. Combine flour, oat bran, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
Cut in margarine or butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cranberries. Lightly beat milk and egg in small bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoos milk mixture; set aside. Stir sour cream into remaining milk mixture. Stir into flour mixture until soft dough forms.
2
Turn out dough onto well floured surface. Gently knead 10-12 times. Roll out into 9x6 rectangle. Cut dough into 6 (3-inch) squares using floured knife; cut diagonally into halves, forming 12 triangles. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Brush triangles with reserved milk mixture. Sprinkle with oats, if desired, and remaining 1 tablespoon sugar.
3
Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from baking sheets and cool on wire racks 10 minutes. Serve warm.
Makes 12 scones.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy