Return to Content


1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)
by in Oct 2000
Submit a Recipe Image

Yield: Makes 1 dozen.


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries or raisins


Sift together dry ingredients. Cut in butter. Beat together egg and milk, and stir into other ingredients, reserving a teaspoonful to brush over scones. Fold in dried fruit. Knead a few times on a lightly floured surface until smooth. Pat or roll to about a 3/4-inch thickness and cut into 12 triangles. Place onto a cookie sheet and brush with milk/egg mixture. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.
Updated Wednesday, February 9th, 2005

Browse Similar Recipes

Sign-up for Yankee Magazine's FREE enewsletter!

and get a free digital issue, plus 30% off in the Yankee Store

Your New England Minute
Yankee Recipe Box
Yankee Exclusive Offers
Great Yankee Giveaway
Yankee's Travel Exclusives Newsletter

One Response to Scones

  1. Anonymous April 23, 2008 at 9:05 am #

    Great tasting and easy to make. This recipe uses regular milk. Most scones recipes take either cream or half and half, which I usually don’t have on hand.

Leave a Reply

Comments maybe edited for length and clarity.