Pear-Nut Scones

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1 3/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup cold butter or margarine
1
egg
1/2
cup half-and-half
1
cup chopped peeled pear (1 medium)
1/3
cup chopped pecans

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in egg and half-and-half until soft dough forms. Stir in pear and pecans.
  • 2
    On ungreased cookie sheet, drop dough by slightly rounded 1/3 cupfuls.
  • 3
    Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If you prefer apple scones, just use chopped peeled apple in place of the pear and use any type of nuts you wish.
  • Drizzle warm scones with caramel topping. They'll be "pear-fectly" scrumptious!

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
Saturated Fat
6g
Cholesterol
50mg
Sodium
260mg
Total Carbohydrate
35g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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