“This recipe is from Better Homes and Gardens. SO simple and great to include on a holiday cookie platter. I loved changing the topping sugars to colored sugars that went with the season - like green and red for Xmas.”
6-8 scones

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Make a big dent or well in center of mixture.
  4. Pour in 3/4 cup whipping cream and lemon peel.
  5. Stir until mixture is crumbly.
  6. Coat hands with a little flour.
  7. Use your hands (no need to use a rolling pin) to gently knead the dough in the mixing bowl until it can form a ball.
  8. Gently roll or pat the dough into a 7 1/2-inch circle on a floured surface.
  9. Cut the dough into pizza-shaped triangles.
  10. You should yield 6 or 8 wedges.
  11. Place scones about 1-inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  12. Lightly brush scones with additional cream; sprinkle with additional sugar.
  13. Bake about 18 minutes or until scones are brown on tops and bottoms.
  14. Serve warm.

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