Sheila's Drop Dead Delicious Scones

Filed under: Baked Goods, Baked Goods - Scones, Breakfast.

These scones are very light and buttery with a wonderful crunchy crust. Everyone says they are the best they've ever eaten. There are lots of variations that you can do. Add dried fruit, spices, ham & cheese. Or serve open with strawberrys & whip cream.

2 cups flour
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 butter flavored Crisco (OR 1/4 cup each butter & shortening or lard).
1 cup milk

Preheat oven to 425%
Sift together all dry ingredients
With pastry blender or two knives cut in Crisco or lard
until lard is the size of peas.
Add milk and stir in with fork until a soft dough is formed.
Drop onto un-greased baking sheet and bake for 14-16 min.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 12 biscits
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 14-16 minutes

Recipe Provided By:
A Rendezvous Place Bed and Breakfast
Long Beach, WA

Long Beach Bed and Breakfast Inns