Dessert - Sparkly Cranberry Scones

From Cooking Light: Shortly after Christmas, teenager Madeline Unger was challenged by her parents to "use up the leftover cranberries." This delectable breakfast treat was the result.

Dessert - Sparkly Cranberry Scones

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • ½

    cup granulated sugar

  • 2

    t baking powder

  • ½

    t salt

  • 1

    cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed

  • ½

    cup butter, melted

  • ½

    cup milk

  • 2

    large eggs

  • 1

    T milk

  • 2

    T sparkling sugar*

  • *At craft stores or supercenters with cake-decorating supplies. Or granulated sugar can be substituted.

Directions

Stir together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; stir in cranberries. 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 T milk. Brush tops of dough with egg mixture, and sprinkle evenly with sparkling sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown.


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