Apricot-Orange Scones

Looking for a homemade bread made using Bisquick® mix? Then try this tasty orange-flavored apricot scone that’s baked to perfection - ready in 35 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup finely chopped dried apricots
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
egg, beaten
1/2
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons sliced almonds

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, 1/4 cup sugar, the apricots and orange peel until mixed. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the egg. Stir in remaining egg and the whipping cream until soft dough forms.
  • 2 Place dough on surface sprinkled with Bisquick mix; roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Shape into a ball; knead 10 times. On cookie sheet, press or roll dough into 8-inch round. Brush with reserved egg. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar and the almonds. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Carefully separate wedges. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

For a nice flavor change, use other chopped dried fruits, such as peaches, pears or apples.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.