Maple-Nut Scones

Maple-Nut Scones

With a 20-minute prep time, these scones can be baking in the oven while you're family's still asleep!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

8

scones

Topping
3
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
2
tablespoons finely chopped nuts, toasted*
2
tablespoons firm butter or margarine
Scones
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup firm butter or margarine
1/2
cup coarsely chopped nuts, toasted*
1/3
cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1
egg
About 2 tablespoons milk
Additional milk
  1. Heat oven to 400°F (375°F for dark or nonstick cookie sheet). In small bowl, mix 3 tablespoons flour, the granulated sugar and 2 tablespoons nuts. Cut in 2 tablespoons butter, using pastry blender or fork, until crumbly; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, mix 2 cups flour, the brown sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in 1/2 cup butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in 1/2 cup nuts. Stir in maple syrup, egg and just enough of the 2 tablespoons milk so dough leaves side of bowl and starts to form a ball.
  3. Place dough on lightly floured surface; gently roll in flour to coat. Knead lightly 10 times. Pat or roll into 8-inch circle on ungreased cookie sheet. Brush with additional milk. Sprinkle with topping. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  4. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; carefully separate wedges. Serve warm.
Makes 8 scones
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*To toast nuts, bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan in 350°F oven 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
Serve-With
Serve these tender scones warm with a dollop of honey butter or a drizzle of maple syrup.
Success
Both pure maple syrup and maple-flavored syrup work in this recipe; use whichever you prefer.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Scone)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 300mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 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;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.