Cranberries and orange add flavor to this recipe from Land O’ Lakes.
CHRISTMAS CRANBERRY SCONES
|1 3/4||cups all-purpose flour|
|2 1/2||teaspoons baking powder|
|2||teaspoons freshly grated orange peel|
|1/2||cup sweetened dried cranberries|
|4||to 6 tablespoons Half & Half or cream|
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Combine flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, baking powder and orange peel in medium bowl; cut in 1/3 cup butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir in cranberries, 1 egg and just enough half & half until dough leaves sides of bowl.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly 10 times. Roll into 9-inch circle. Place onto ungreased baking sheet; cut into 12 wedges. (Do not separate.)Brush with 1 beaten egg; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake for 17 to 19 minutes or until golden brown. Cut wedges apart; immediately remove from baking sheet.
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