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Cranberry and Lemon Drop Scones. These are a wonderful little scones using left over cranberry sauce. They're great tasting, soft and moist. Delicious served warm or cold with a spread of butter! Only take minutes to make and incredibly easy! | Lovefoodies.com
Cranberry and Lemon Drop Scones
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Servings: 18
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2/3 cups of sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 cup of shortening or butter chilled
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cups of milk
  • 2/3 Cup Cranberry Sauce
  • Zest 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  1. In a bowl, combine all the dry ingredients then add the shortening/butter in cubes, and use your fingers to combine so it resembles a crumb mixture.
  2. Add the egg and milk, combine with a mixing spoon, then add the cranberries and lemon zest and juice.
  3. Use a Tablespoon and drop the mixture in spoon fulls on a baking sheet lined with parchment and bake at 425 F for 12 - 15 minutes until they are golden.
  4. Cool on a rack then enjoy on their own, or a spread of butter, jam, whipped cream, anything you like!