Strawberry Pecan Scones

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by piranhabriana

My co-worker's husband made these for us one day. I am not usually a big scone fan but these were amazing! Just the right amount of sweetness and not too hard! PS- If you use a soy yogurt and soy margarine this is dairy free and does NOT compromise the flavor one bit!

Top Review by Mischelle40

This is still a family favorite. I submitted a photo showing strawberry almond scones. The reason this recipe is so great is that the base dough remains the same, but you can choose from any all-fruit spread you like, and any type of nuts you want. You just need to adjust nutritional information for changes you make. Unlike many commercial scones I have had, these are moist- not crumbly. Even my kids love these.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400, use center rack.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a mixing bowl and cut in margarine with a pastry blender till mixture looks like coarse meal. Add yogurt to dry ingredients, stirring till ingredients are just moistened (dough will be sticky).
  3. Turn dough out onto a floured surface; with floured hands, knead 4-5 times. Pat dough into an 8 inch circle on a baking sheet covered with cooking spray. Cut dough into 12 wedges, cutting to but not through bottom of dough. Make a small slit in the center of each wedge.
  4. Place 1 tsp of strawberry spread on top of each slit and sprinkle with pecans. Bake at 400 for 13-20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

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