Gingerbread Scones

Gingerbread Scones are an easy way to indulge in holiday flavor.Top them with pearl sugar, or my easy vanilla glaze. They whip up with just a few minutes of work - The perfect scones for Christmas morning!

YOU WILL NEED: All-Purpose flour Brown sugar Powdered sugar Unsalted butter Milk Molasses Eggs Vanilla extract Baking powder Spices Salt

Combine dry ingredients. Cut butter into dry ingredients using a or a pastry blender until mixture forms coarse crumbs.

Whisk together milk, molasses, and the egg. Add to the bowl of dry ingredients, stir JUST until combined.

Gather dough into a ball, then form into a disk. Cut disk into 6 wedges.

Brush scones with milk. If you'd like, scatter coarse sugar over top of the unbaked scones.

Bake as directed, until golden brown. Allow to cool slightly, as you make the glaze.

Whisk together the butter, vanilla extract, and salt until smooth.   Add about half the powdered sugar, then the water.  Add remaining powdered sugar, whisking until smooth.

Drizzle scones with glaze, and serve warm.   Enjoy!