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Cranberry-Maple Nut Scones

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Cranberry-Maple Nut Scones
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8
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Chunks of cranberries and sweet maple create a tasty combination in these easy scones for breakfast or afternoon tea.
Updated Nov 14, 2007

Ingredients

Scones

  • 2 1/2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
  • 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg

Maple Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon maple-flavored syrup

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Grease cookie sheet. In medium bowl, mix all scone ingredients until soft dough forms. Turn dough onto surface dusted with Bisquick mix; roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Shape into ball; knead 10 times.
  • 2
    Pat dough into 8-inch round on cookie sheet (If dough is sticky, dip fingers in Bisquick mix.) Cut into 8 wedges but do not separate.
  • 3
    Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully separate wedges.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat all glaze ingredients until smooth. Drizzle glaze over scones. Serve warm.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you like, you can skip the glaze. Before baking, brush the dough with 1 to 2 tablespoons milk and sprinkle with sugar.
  • tip 2
    Be adventurous and replace dried cranberries with other dried fruit. Try dried blueberries, apricots, raisins or currants. Be sure to snip apricots and other large dried fruit into smaller pieces.
  • tip 3
    Kneading the dough 10 times is just enough to produce a moist, flaky scone. More kneading can lead to a drier scone.
  • tip 4
    For easy cleanup, line the cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.

Nutrition

320 Calories, 11 g Total Fat, 5 g Protein, 51 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
25 mg
Sodium
560 mg
Potassium
130 mg
Total Carbohydrate
51 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
5 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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