Whole Wheat Cranberry Scones Recipe

First published: July 24, 2013 in Recipes

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whole wheat cranberry scones 001The heavier texture of these sweet-tart treats makes them perfect for spreading with butter or jelly. You can serve them at your next breakfast or brunch or enjoy them for an afternoon snack!


  • 1-1/2 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 1-2/ cup of sugar
  • 3 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cups of cold butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon sugar


  1. In large bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg.
  2. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the egg, yogurt and vanilla.
  4. Stir into dry ingredients until just moistened.
  5. Stir in cranberries.
  6. Turn onto floured surface and knead 6-8 timers.
  7. Divide dough in half.
  8. Transfer each portion to a greased baking sheet.
  9. Pat into 8 inch circle.
  10. Cut each circle into 8 wedges but do not separate.
  11. Brush with milk and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
  12. Bake at 400F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Serve warm.

Do you want to try different scones and see step by step recipe complete with photos? Check out:

Double Strawberry Scones Recipe


Hope you will enjoy these delicious treats - please send me your comments, suggestions and experiences – your input is always welcomed and very much appreciated!


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