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Easy Scones

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Ingredients
  Margarine/Butter / shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Currants/Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Half and half 6 Tablespoon
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Strawberry preserves 1⁄4 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat oven to 400°.
Cut 1/3 cup margarine into flour, sugar, baking powder and salt until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Stir in 1 egg, the currants and just enough half-and-half so dough leaves side of bowl.
Turn dough onto lightly floured surface.
Knead lightly 10 times.
Roll 1/2 inch thick.
Cut dough into 2-inch circles with floured cutter.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Brush with 1 egg.
Bake until golden, 10 to 12 minutes.
Split warm scones; spread with margarine.
Serve with strawberry preserves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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