Drop Scones (So Easy)

Total Time
Prep 12 mins
Cook 13 mins

These are really a cinch to make, they make a nice addition to a holiday meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet.
  3. Mix flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Cut in butter until fine crumbs; food processor is best.
  5. Place in large bowl; add cranberries and raisins.
  6. Beat milk and egg with a fork.
  7. Add milk and egg mixture to flour mixture; stir with fork until moistened.
  8. Drop by 12 heaping spoonfuls, 2 inches apart onto prepared baking sheet.
  9. Sprinkle with the 1 Tablespoon sugar.
  10. Bake 13 minutes or until golden.
  11. Cool on rack.


Most Helpful

Very easy to make. The prep time and cooking time are right on. These were exactly what I was looking for. They are light and fluffy although they were better on the day they are made as opposed to the next day. They seemed heavier and, of course, not crunchy on the top. I did not heat them again so maybe that would help on day 2....the only change I made was to use all currants instead of the cranberry/raisin mix. Will definitely make again.

Ralphice March 30, 2003

Very good in fact the best I have found.

saragene January 27, 2013

Easy and awesome recipe. I added 1/2 cup cherry infused cranberries and 1/2 tsp almond extract. I served the scones with devonshire cream (4 oz cream cheese, 1/4 c. sour cream, 2 T sugar, and 1/2 tsp almond extract). To die for! My husband wanted the leftovers for dessert in the evening.

glasshouse January 16, 2011

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