These flaky, golden biscuits are delicious for breakfast but you could also serve them with turkey or ham at your holiday dinner.

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

25 mins
5 mins
15 mins
45 mins
15 or 16 scones


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, powdered sugar, buttermilk powder, baking powder, and soda. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Make well in center of flour mixture. In bowl, mix eggs, 1/2 cup milk, and cranberries. Add to flour mixture. Using a fork, stir until just moistened.

  • Turn out onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently 10 to 12 strokes or until nearly smooth. Pat or lightly roll to 1/2-inch thickness; cut with a flour 2-1/2-inch round cutter. Or divide dough in half. Pat each half to 1/2-inch-thick circle. Cut each circle into 8 wedges. If you like, brush tops of each round or wedge with some milk. Sprinkle with sugar.

  • Place 1 inch apart on an ungreased or parchment-lined baking sheet. Don't flatten. Bake in a 350 degree F oven 15 minutes or until golden. Remove scones from baking sheet. Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream of butter. makes 15 to 16 scones.

Nutrition Facts

202 calories; fat 10g; cholesterol 54mg; carbohydrates 24g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 4g; sodium 191mg.