I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Monday, February 6, 2012

Cinnamon Scones

If you enjoy the taste of cinnamon then you will enjoy these.  Great with a cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

(serves 8-10)

*3 cups all-purpose flour
*1/3 cup sugar
*1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
*1 cup butter
*3/4 cup heavy cream
*1 egg
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*1 1/2 cups butterscotch, chocolate or cinnamon chips (optional)
*1/2 cup sugar
*1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
*1 1/2 teaspoon heavy cream

~Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
~Mix together in a large bowl, flour, 1/3 sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon & baking powder.
~Cut butter into pieces.
~Mix butter into dry ingredients with a pastry cutter, until it resembles course meal.
~Stir in chips.
~Mix cream, egg & vanilla extract together.
~Gently stir ing flour mixture with a fork.
~Place on clean countertop (will be crumbly).
~Gently press together on the sides as you flatten or roll the top.
~Form into a lager rectangle or circle.
~Mix together in a small bowl, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon & 1 1/2 teaspoon heavy cream.
~Sprinkle ove the top of the dough, lightly pressing down.
~Cut into wedges if a circle, and triangles if a rectangle.
~Transfer onto a cookie sheet.
~Bake for 22-25 minutes.
~Cool completely before serving.

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