Coffee Nut Scones

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“From Cooking Light, November 2000. I have not made these yet, so the times are guesstimates.”

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  1. Direction Notes:.
  2. Cut through the circle of dough, but do not separate the wedges. This allows them to bake as one large scone, and they will be much moister than scones baked separately.
  3. Scones:.
  4. Combine 2/3 cup milk and the coffee granules in a microwave-safe bowl.
  5. Microwave at high 1 minute; stir until coffee dissolves.
  6. Cover and chill completely.
  7. Stir in vanilla and egg.
  8. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  9. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife.
  10. Combine flour and the next 4 ingredients (flour through cinnamon) in a bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the mixture resembles coarse meal.
  11. (The flour mixture and butter can also be combined in a food processor; pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal.)
  12. Stir in walnuts.
  13. Add milk mixture, stirring just until moist (dough will be sticky).
  14. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times with floured hands.
  15. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
  16. Cut dough into 10 wedges; do not separate.
  17. Brush the dough with 2 teaspoons milk; sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar.
  18. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes or until browned.
  19. Serve warm.
  20. (serving size: 1 wedge).

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