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Petite Orange and Cream Scones

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Orange adds a tangy flavor to these traditional scones that are made using flour, vanilla baking chips, butter and egg.

2
cups all-purpose flour
3
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
tablespoons cold butter or margarine
1
cup white vanilla baking chips
1 1/2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1
egg, beaten
1/2
cup half-and-half

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or fork, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/2 cup of the baking chips, the orange peel, egg and half-and-half until soft dough forms.
  • 2 On lightly floured surface, knead dough about 5 seconds or until dough is smooth. Divide dough in half. Pat each half into a round, 1/2 inch thick. Cut each round into 8 wedges.
  • 3 On ungreased cookie sheet, place wedges 1 inch apart. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack; cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Place remaining 1/2 cup baking chips in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal. Microwave on High 1 minute; press bag until chips are smooth. Cut off tiny corner of bag; squeeze to drizzle melted chips over scones. Serve warm or cooled.

Expert Tips

Split warm scones and spread with butter and orange marmalade.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
210
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
30mg
9%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
3g
3%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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