Gift Idea: Cranberry Walnut Scones

Here's an easy gift idea for that special someone who loves to bake.

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This impressive gift makes a great last minute gift with standard pantry items you probably have in your cupboard. Dry biscuit mix such as Bisquick®, nuts and packaged sweetened dried fruit makes it quick and easy to put this “from the heart” gift together. Be sure to include a copy of recipe directions with your gift.

For Cranberrry Walnut Scone Dry Mix

Cranberry Jar
Cranberry Jar
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For jar

  • 2½ cups biscuit baking mix, dry
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, fresh
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

To make scones

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • Milk
  • Sugar

Preparation (for instruction card):

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Combine all ingredients in bowl and mix.
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; gently knead 2 to 3 times.
  • Pat dough into an 8-inch round on cookie sheet sprayed lightly with cooking spray.
  • Cut into 8 wedges; brush top of dough lightly with milk and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

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