Cherry Almond Scones

Enjoy this crunchy cherry almond scone recipe made using Original Bisquick® mix that's ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1 1/4
to 1 1/2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup sugar
1
container (8 oz) whipped cream cheese, softened
1
cup chopped dried cherries
1
cup sliced almonds
1
teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine 1 1/4 cups Bisquick mix, sugar, cream cheese, cherries, 1/2 cup of the almonds and the almond extract; stir until dough forms.
  • 3 Place dough on surface sprinkled with remaining Bisquick mix; gently roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Shape into ball and flatten to 1/2-inch thick. Using a 2 1/2-inch round biscuit cutter dipped in Bisquick mix, cut out scones; place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Reroll and cut any remaining dough. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup almonds over tops. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until edges are set and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Serve these super almond scones with cherry preserves.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.