Orange Cranberry Scones

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12 servings


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • I egg
  • 2 tablespoons beaten eggs with 1 tablespoon half-and-half


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Mix the dry ingredients. Cut in the butter with a pastry blender. Add the cranberries. Mix the juice and 1 egg together. Add to the butter mixture until just combined. Knead about 10 times on a floured board. Cut into 2 pieces. Shape each piece into a round disk. Cut each disk into 6 wedges.

Brush the tops with the beaten egg mixture. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Captain Schoonmaker's Bed & Breakfast, NY. All rights reserved.

RecID 8815

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