Savory Mini-Scones

Enjoy this savory scone that’s ready in 35 minutes – perfect to serve for any celebration.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
3
medium green onions, chopped (3 tablespoons)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
2
teaspoons baking powder
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup apple juice
1/3
cup plain fat-free yogurt
1
egg
2
tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1 Heat oven to 400º. Spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray. Mix flour, cheese, onions, cilantro, baking powder, baking soda, salt and red pepper in large bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Mix apple juice, 1/3 cup yogurt and the egg; stir into flour mixture until dough leaves side of bowl.
  • 2 Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead about 1 minute or until smooth. Divide dough in half. Roll each half into 9-inch circle that is 1/4 inch thick. Place each circle on cookie sheet. Cut each circle into 12 wedges with floured knife, but do not separate. Brush 1 tablespoon yogurt over each circle.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully separate wedges; remove from cookie sheets to wire rack. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

Surrounded with smoked or poached fish, smoked turkey, chicken or pastrami, these scones are a perfect addition to any party platter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
85
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.