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Cranberry Scones Recipe

Looking for an easy Cranberry Scones recipe? Learn how to make Cranberry Scones using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by warmspice

Makes 16 servings



Traditional mainstream american holiday recipe that I discovered on recipezaar.com. Very yummy and only 182 calories each. The cranberries taste sour and with the sugar it makes for a delicious contrast.

Recipe Ingredients for Cranberry Scones

3/4 cup yogurt, plain or vanilla
1 egg
2 3/4 cups flour
4 teaspoons baking POWDER
1/2 teaspoon baking SODA
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup margarine
1 cup cranberries
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon orange rind, if desired
1 tablespoon margarine, melted
1/4 cup powdered sugar

Recipe Directions for Cranberry Scones

  1. Beat yogurt and egg in small bowl and set aside.

  2. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

  3. Cut in margarine with fork. Mix in cranberries, regular sugar, and orange rind.

  4. Add yogurt mixture and stir

  5. Use hands to form into large ball and knead on floured surface 10 times

  6. Separate into 2 balls and pat into two 6 inch circles about 1 inch thick. Cut each circle into 8 sections for a total of 16 scones.

  7. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 375 F for 15 to 20 minutes

  8. While warm brush scones with melted margarine and SIFT or sprinkle powdered sugar over the tops. Best to use a sifter but you can also sprinkle by hand.

Categories

Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 59.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
182
Calories from Fat
63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.0g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
189mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
26.7g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
9.2g
Protein
3.2g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
    Bad points
  • High in sugar
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