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Walnut Scones


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2/3 to 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda; blend well.
  3. Using fork or pastry blender, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add buttermilk and walnuts; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Drop by heaping teaspoonsful 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.
  7. Serve warm.

Yield: 30 scones

High Altitude...Above 3500 feet: Decrease baking powder to 1 1/2 teaspoons; increase buttermilk to 3/4 cup plus 1 to 2 tablespoons. Bake as directed above.

Posted by bettyboop50 at Recipe Goldmine 6/19/01 5:03:33 am.

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