Moist Spiced Apple Scones

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 37mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees; spray a large cookie sheet with nonstick.
  • cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt; mix well.
  • Using a pastry blender or fork, cut in the margarine until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in the apples.
  • In a small bowl, combine the applesauce, buttermilk and egg; mix well.
  • Add to the dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.
  • The dough will be sticky.
  • Place the dough on the cookie sheet.
  • With wet fingers, shape it into an 8-inch circle about 3/4-inch thick.
  • In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top of the dough.
  • With a sharp knife, score the top surface into 8 wedges, cutting about 1/4-inch deep.
  • Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cut into wedges.
  • Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Analysis: 240 calories, 4g protein, 45g carbohydrate, 4g fat,.
  • 27mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 2 g fiber.
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