Cranberry Walnut Scones (Gift Mix in a Jar)

Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Gift jar directions at bottom of the recipe - add onto a recipe card and attach to the gift! Or skip the gift making and indulge yourself with this treat!! NOTE: This recipe is to be prepared one QUART size wide mouth canning jar and will yield 8 scones.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  2. Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  3. Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, salt, baking soda, nutmeg, baking powder, sugar, walnuts and then cranberries - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  4. Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  5. CRANBERRY WALNUT SCONES GIFT TAG:
  6. Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1/2 cup cold butter, 3/4 cup buttermilk, 1 egg, separated and 2 tsp sugar.
  7. CRANBERRY WALNUT SCONES INSTRUCTIONS:
  8. Preheat oven to 375.
  9. Place the contents of the jar in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  10. Using a pastry blender or fork, cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  11. Stir in buttermilk and egg yolk just to moisten.
  12. Turn the dough onto a greased cookie sheet and use the back of a wood spoon to pat into an 8-inch round.
  13. Score it into 8 wedges without cutting through.
  14. Beat the egg white slightly and brush over the dough.
  15. Sprinkle with the sugar and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  16. Cool for 5 minutes, cut into scones and serve warm; or cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.