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Cherry Scones

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2 Cups all purpose flour
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/4 inch pieces
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup fresh or frozen pitted sour cherries, drained
1 egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Lightly spray baking sheet with vegetable-oil cooing spray.

NOTE: when making scones, work the dough quickly and do not over mix.

In a large bowl combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, and salt.

With a pastry blender cut butter into flour mixture until particles are the size of small peas;

Stir in 1/2 the cherries.

Add 1 egg, vanilla and whipping cream; stir just until mixed.

On a lightly floured surface knead dough gently.

Pat or roll dough into a circle 1/2 inch thick.

Cut into 8 wedges, separate the section, place on baking sheet 1 1/2 inches apart.

Make a small indentation in center of each scone.

Place approximately 1/2 tablespoon of cherries in each indentation.

Brush scones, except for the cherries, with the 1 egg; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of sugar.

Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown, Remove from oven and serve warm

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I have never tried this recipe but I also love scones. If you try it please let me know how it is. Thanks

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