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Cranberry-Walnut Scones

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Take a break from regular bread with these delicious scones baked using cranberries and walnuts and baking mix - ready in just 30 minutes!

Ingredients

2
tablespoons water
1
cup dried cranberries
2
cups original or reduced fat baking mix
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
3
tablespoons firm butter or margarine
2/3
cup buttermilk or fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2/3
cup chopped walnuts
1
tablespoon margarine or butter, melted

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°. Pour water over cranberries in 1-quart microwavable dish; cover with plastic wrap, folding back one side to vent. Microwave on High 1 minute. Uncover cranberries; cool.
  • 2 Mix baking mix, sugar and cinnamon in large bowl. Cut in 3 tablespoons butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in butter-milk, vanilla, cranberries and walnuts just until moistened.
  • 3 Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired. Bake 10 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Brush 1 tablespoon melted butter over warm scones and sprinkle with sugar if desired.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°. Pour water over cranberries in 1-quart microwavable dish; cover with plastic wrap, folding back one side to vent. Microwave on High 1 minute. Uncover cranberries; cool.
  • 2 Mix baking mix, sugar and cinnamon in large bowl. Cut in 3 tablespoons butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in butter-milk, vanilla, cranberries and walnuts just until moistened.
  • 3 Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with additional sugar if desired. Bake 10 to 11 minutes or until golden brown. Brush 1 tablespoon melted butter over warm scones and sprinkle with sugar if desired.

Expert Tips

These flavorful scones are a hit as a warm bread for a meal or as an anytime snack. To store, wrap cooled scones tightly and freeze for up to 2 months; to reheat, microwave on High for 30 to 35 seconds.

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