Cranberry Scones
Recipe type: Breakfast / Brunch
  • 2¾ cups flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ cup cold butter (in small pieces)
  • 1 cup to 2 cups chopped dried fruit, chocolate or other flavored chips, nuts, or a combination, optional (in my case I used dried cranberries)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla or the flavoring of your choice (next time I'm going to try lemon extract)
  • ½ cup to ⅔ cup milk
  1. Mix the dry ingredients well then add the butter and mix in with pastry blender or fork until crumbly.
  2. Wisk the eggs, vanilla and ⅓ cup milk (I reserved the last ⅓ cup to add as needed) in a separate container.
  3. Add fruit, nuts or chips to the dry mix, then add liquid to the dry mix and blend well, the dough should be barely sticky.
  4. Line a pan with parchment paper and flour lightly.
  5. Shape the dough into 2 flattened circles, then use a bench knife (or regular knife) cut into pie shaped wedges.
  6. Add a glaze if you choose at this point, a couple of teaspoons of milk brushed lightly on top and then sprinkle with cinnamon & sugar or just sugar if you like.
  7. Chill the dough in the freezer for 30 minutes.
  8. Bake at 425 degrees for 18-22 minutes
Recipe by Kelli Cooks at