Dried Cranberry and Walnut Scones

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Sep. 12, 2011

Ingredients

Unbleached all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon , cut into 8 pieces (Cold)
Eggs 2 , room temperature
Skim milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dried cranberries 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped walnuts 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Heat the oven to 425°F.

2. Lightly grease or spray a heavy-duty baking sheet.

MAKING

3. In a large bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar well.

4. Using a pastry cutter or fingers, cut the butter into the dry ingredients.

5. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk.

6. Stir the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix only until the dry ingredients are just moistened.

7. In the resulted sticky dough, fold in the dried cranberries and walnuts.

8. Onto a lightly floured surface turn the dough out and flatten the dough into a rectangle that is 3/4-inch thick.

9. Cut the dough into 6 wedges and place the wedges 1/2 inch apart from one another on the baking sheet.

10. Bake the scones until they are golden brown, approximately 12 minutes.

SERVING

11. Serve with beverage or as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 566Calories from Fat 190

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.8%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 591 mg24.63%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 26 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet