Cranberry Scones

Cranberry Scones
June 20 00:00 2001 Print This Article
Cranberry Scones

Prep Time: 20 minutes – Cost: $
“Servings: 16 scones – Difficulty Level: 3


  • 2-1/2 cups flour
  • 2-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup cranberries; coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp orange peel, grated
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; cut in butter with pastry blended or two knives.
  3. Stir in cranberries, orange peel and sugar; stir in buttermilk just until ingredients are moistened.
  4. Working on floured surface, shape dough into two 8-inch circles, 1/2-inch thick. Cut each circle into eight wedges and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until lightly browned.

Source: The Recipe Page Newsletter – 4/19/98

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