Fruity Scones

Bake these delicious scones using dried fruits bits – ready in just 30 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 14

Ingredients

3 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
4
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon cream of tartar
1
teaspoon salt
1
tablespoon grated orange peel
6
tablespoons margarine or butter
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 1/4 cups) dried fruit bits
1
to 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, combine flour, 3 tablespoons of the sugar, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt and orange peel; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in dried fruit bits. Add milk; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, gently knead dough 10 times. Roll or pat dough to 3/4-inch thickness. Cut out scones with floured 3-inch round cutter; place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle remaining 1 tablespoon sugar evenly over scones.
  • 3 Bake at 425°F. for 7 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    400mg
    400%;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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