Cherry-Pistachio Scones

Enjoy these yummy scones made with cherries and pistachios.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
3
teaspoons baking powder
3/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup butter
3/4
cup chopped drained maraschino cherries
1/2
cup chopped shelled pistachios
1/2
cup milk
1
egg, separated
4
teaspoons coarse sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper or lightly grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, stir together flour, granulated sugar, baking powder and cinnamon. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cherries and pistachios.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat milk and egg yolk with fork until well blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 3 On lightly floured surface, gently knead dough several times. Divide dough in half; place on cookie sheet. Pat each half into 6-inch round. Cut each round into 6 wedges; do not separate.
  • 4 In small bowl, beat egg white with fork. Brush over tops of scones. Sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  • 5 Bake 17 to 22 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet; cool 10 minutes. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 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; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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