Sparkly Cranberry Scones

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes


2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon milk
2 tablespoons sparkling sugar*


1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in cranberries.

2. Whisk together butter, 1/2 cup milk, and 1 egg; add to flour mixture, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened and dough forms. Drop dough by 1/3 cupfuls onto a lightly greased baking sheet. Whisk together remaining 1 egg and 1 Tbsp. milk. Brush tops of dough with egg mixture, and sprinkle evenly with sparkling sugar.

3. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

*Granulated sugar may be substituted.

Note: Purchase sparkling sugar at crafts stores or supercenters with cake-decorating supplies.


Madeline Unger, Downers Grove, Illinois,

February 2007
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