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  • Serves: 12 Servings

Dried-Cherry Scones

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 7 tb Sugar
  • 1 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/2 ts Baking soda
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Chilled margarine
  • Cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 c Dried tart cherries
  • 1/2 c Nonfat buttermilk
  • 1 ts Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 ts Almond extract
  • 1 Egg; lightly beaten
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 Egg white; lightly beaten
  • 1 tb Sugar


Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blend
er until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add cherries; toss well.

Combine buttermilk and next 3 ingredients; add to dry ingredients, stirring
just until dry ingredients are moistened (dough will be sticky).

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, and with floured hands, knea
d 4 to 5 times. Pat the dough into an 8-inch circle on a baking sheet coat
ed with cooking spray.

Cut dough into 12 wedges, cutting into but not through dough. Brush with eg
g white, and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar.

Bake at 400 degrees for 18 minutes or until golden. Yield: 1 dozen (serving
size: 1 scone).

Per serving: 156 Calories; 4g Fat (25% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 26g
Carbohydrate; 15mg Cholesterol; 202mg Sodium

Serving Ideas : Serve warm.

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