Cherry Scones
  1. Heat oven to 375 F.
  2. Grease cookie sheet lightly with additional butter or place a piece of parchment paper on cookie sheet.
  3. Combine egg, buttermilk, vanilla and cherries in bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
  4. Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  5. With pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  6. Stir in cherry mixture until moistened.
  7. On lightly floured surface, knead dough 6 to 8 times. With lightly floured rolling pin, roll dough into a 1-inch thick circle.
  8. With a lightly floured knife, cut circle into 6 – 8 wedges (like a pie).
  9. Separate wedges and place on cookie sheet.
  10. Lightly sprinkle vanilla sugar on top of scones and bake 15 to 18 minutes, until golden.
  11. Cool on wire rack.
  12. Top with butter or cream cheese.