STREAMING NOW: Feast with Friends

Cranberry Scones

sparkle sparkle

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“What could be better than sweet, flaky scones accompanied by a nice hot cup of tea? These cranberry-studded scones are easy to make, and are delicious any time of day. From the New York Times Sunday Magazine of 7/13/08, adapted from Animal Farm in Orwell, VT.”
8 scones

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease a baking sheet with butter.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor, pulse the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add butter and blend until crumbly.
  3. In a small bowl, lightly whisk together the egg and cream, and then add all but 1 T. of this mixture to the flour-butter mixture. Pulse several times until a dough starts to form. Add the cranberries and pulse once.
  4. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and form into a ball. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough into an 8" circle and cut into 8 wedges.
  5. Brush the remaining 1 T. of the egg-cream mixture over the scones.
  6. Bake in preheated oven about 25 minutes, or until golden.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a