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Tiny Whole-Wheat Pepper Scones

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“Scones can be made up to 2 weeks in advance. Just let cool completely and store, tightly wrapped, in your freezer. To serve, heat, wrapped in aluminum foil, in 350-degree oven until hot. Adapted from Good Food Magazine, August 1987”
32 scones

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix flours, baking powder, baking soda, pepper, and salt in mixing bowl. Cut in shortening and butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles oatmeal. Add egg and yogurt; mix with fork just until dough comes together.
  3. Turn dough out onto well-floured surface and knead gently about 8 turns. Roll or pat dough 1 inch thick. Cut out scones, using 1-1/4" round cutter. Place 1/2 inch apart on nonstick baking sheets.
  4. Bake scones until puffed and golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Transfer to rack and let cool several minutes before serving.

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