Cranberry Walnut Scones (Gift Mix in a Jar)

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8 scones
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  • Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  • 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.
  • Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  • CRANBERRY WALNUT SCONES GIFT TAG:
  • Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1/2 cup cold butter, 3/4 cup buttermilk, 1 egg, separated and 2 tsp sugar.
  • CRANBERRY WALNUT SCONES INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Place the contents of the jar in a large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Using a pastry blender or fork, cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in buttermilk and egg yolk just to moisten.
  • Turn the dough onto a greased cookie sheet and use the back of a wood spoon to pat into an 8-inch round.
  • Score it into 8 wedges without cutting through.
  • Beat the egg white slightly and brush over the dough.
  • Sprinkle with the sugar and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool for 5 minutes, cut into scones and serve warm; or cool completely and store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
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