Merry Cherry - Nut Yeast Scones

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  1. In a small bowl combine warm water, yeast and sugar and let proof 10 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  3. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Gradually add in yeast mixture and buttermilk, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Stir in cherries and walnuts, cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 48 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  7. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead 3 - 4 times. Flatten to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with a 2 inch round cutter.
  8. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake until golden, about 10 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with Mock Devonshire Cream and, if desired, jelly.
  10. MOCK DEVONSHIRE CREAM: In a mixer bowl, beat cream cheese and butter at high speed until fluffy.
  11. Add Cool Whip and beat at medium speed until blended.

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