Sparkly Cranberry Scones

Sparkly Cranberry Scones

Southern Living FEBRUARY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 9 scones
  • Prep time: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.


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