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Low Fat Dried Fruit Scones

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“This is a low fat version of scones that is very tasty. If you can't find the dried plum puree at your store, combine 8 oz pitted dried plums with 6 Tbsp water in blender, processing until smooth. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 2 months. 1 serving = 2 Starch, 1 Fruit”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
12 scones
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Coat cookie sheet with non-stick spray.
  3. In a large bowl, combine first 6 ingredients.
  4. Cut into dry ingredients the plum puree and cold margarine with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Add yogurt and mix until just blended.
  6. Stir in dried fruit.
  7. On a floured surface, roll or pat dough to 3/4 inch thickness.
  8. Cut out with a 2 1/2 to 3 inch biscuit cutter, rerolling scraps as needed.
  9. NOTE: The less you handle the dough the better so be sure to get as many as possible the first time.
  10. Arrange on cookie sheet, spacing 2 inches apart.
  11. Brush with beaten egg white and sprinkle with sugar.
  12. Bake in the center of the oven for about 15 minutes or until golden brown and springy to the touch.

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