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Fresh-Sage Drop Scones

Yield 1 dozen (serving size: 1 scone)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • Cooking spray
  • 12 sage leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 129
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 5.1 g
  • carbohydrate 18.4 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 11 mg
  • iron 1.2 mg
  • sodium 183 mg
  • calcium 143 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Lightly spoon the flour into a dry measuring cup, and level with a knife. Combine the flour and next 4 ingredients (flour through black pepper) in a large bowl. Stir in shredded cheddar cheese, minced green onions, sage, and thyme. Add milk, stirring just until moist. Drop dough by 2 level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Gently press 1 sage leaf into the top of each scone.

  3. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.