Cranberry Scones
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter, cut into chunks
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 large egg
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees (F).

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, and salt.

  3. Mix the cold butter into the flour with a pastry knife until the mixture looks like small peas.

  4. Mix in the sugar and dried cranberries. Set aside.

  5. In a small bowl, beat together the half and half with the egg.

  6. Add wet mixture to the dry, but don't overmix.

  7. Knead the dough no more than a dozen times.

  8. Roll out onto a floured surface and cut the circle into 8 wedges.

  9. Place the scones on a lightly greased (or parchment-lined) baking sheet and brush some half and half on the top.

  10. Bake for 10 - 14 minutes. Serve warm with butter and enjoy!