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Date-and-Maple Scones

Yield 1 dozen
Tip: Cut dates with scissors or a knife coated with cooking spray.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chilled stick margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 176
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 5.5 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 1.7 g
  • protein 2.7 g
  • carbohydrate 29.8 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 168 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl; cut in margarine with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add dates; toss well. Combine milk and syrup. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

  3. Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; knead 4 or 5 times. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 12 wedges, cutting into, but not through, dough.

  4. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.