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I-Love-You Scones

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I-Love-You Scones
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 9
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Heart-shaped scones with a touch of baked-in berry preserves. It's a great recipe for kids helping in the kitchen.
Updated Jan 16, 2009

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You and your little helper can measure the ingredients the night before, so all you do is make and bake on serving day.
  • tip 2
    No almond extract on hand? Just use vanilla instead.

Nutrition

215 Calories, 6 g Total Fat, 5 g Protein, 36 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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