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Cranberry Orange Scones

2 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 egg
1 cup Craisins Sweetened Dried Cranberries
2 teaspoons orange zest
- Sugar

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Grease a cookie sheet.


Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Work butter or margarine into dry ingredients until butter is the size of small peas using a pastry blender or fork. Add remaining ingredients, mixing just until dry ingredients are moistened.


Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and gather into a ball. Pat into a circle 3/4-inch thick; cut into 8 wedges. Place on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown.


Makes 8 scones.