Chocolate-Almond Scones

The rich chocolate and almond flavor of these scones is
perfect for breakfast, brunch or a snack anytime you want.

Prep: 15 min - Bake: 12 min

2 1/4 cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt or low-fat buttermilk
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 egg

1. Heat oven to 425F. Mix Bisquick, sugar and cocoa in
medium bowl. Stir in yogurt, almond extract and egg until
soft dough forms. Turn dough onto surface dusted with Bisquick;
roll in Bisquick to coat. Shape into ball; knead 10 times.

2. Place dough on ungreased cookie sheet; pat into 8-inch
circle. Brush with additional yogurt if desired. Cut into
8 wedges with floured knife, but do not separate.

3. Bake about 12 minutes or until set. Carefully separate
wedges. Serve warm.

Makes 8 scones

Special Touch: Mix a little grated gingerroot into orange or
peach marmalade to serve with these scones.

Variation: Stir in 1/4 cup dried cherries before kneading the
dough for a yummy addition.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Bake about 14 minutes.

Nutritional Info Per 1 Scone:
Calories 210 (Calories from Fat 55); Fat 6g (Saturated 2g);
Cholesterol 25mg; Sodium 500mg; Potassium 120mg;
Carbohydrate 36g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 4g

Diet Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat


This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.