I-Love-You Scones

Heart-shaped scones with a touch of baked-in berry preserves. It's a great recipe for kids helping in the kitchen.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

1
egg
1/3
cup milk
1/4
cup applesauce
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon almond extract
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup sliced almonds
1/3
cup granulated sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
4 1/2
teaspoons strawberry or raspberry preserves
Powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 400ºF. Grease cookie sheet.
  • 2 Beat egg slightly in medium bowl. Stir in milk, applesauce, butter and almond extract. Stir in remaining ingredients except preserves and powdered sugar just until moistened.
  • 3 Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 3 inches apart onto cookie sheet. Pat into heart shapes about 3 inches wide and 1/2 inch high, using fingers dusted with flour. Make shallow well in center of each heart, using back of spoon dipped into flour. Place 1/2 teaspoon of the preserves in each well.
  • 4 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar while warm. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

You and your little helper can measure the ingredients the night before, so all you do is make and bake on serving day.

No almond extract on hand? Just use vanilla instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
215
(
Calories from Fat
55 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
6 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
30 mg
30 %;
Sodium
320 mg
320 %;
Total Carbohydrate
36 g
36 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.