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Cherry-Chocolate Chip Scones

Cherry-Chocolate Chip Scones

Mix up a little Bisquick® mix with whipping cream, egg and extras like chips and fruit, and you'll have melt-in-your-mouth coffee shop scones.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Original Bisquick® mix
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped dried cherries
  • 1/3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup whipping (heavy) cream
  • 1 egg
  • About 1 tablespoon milk
  • About 1 tablespoon decorator sugar crystals

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, cherries, chocolate chips, granulated sugar, whipping cream and egg until soft dough forms.
  3. Place dough on surface sprinkled with Bisquick mix; gently roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Shape into ball; knead 10 times. Pat dough into 8-inch circle on cookie sheet.
  4. Brush dough with milk; sprinkle with sugar crystals. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown; carefully separate wedges.
  6. Serve warm.

Substitution: Pick your favorite fruit! Dried apricots, cranberries and blueberries are great stand-ins for the dried cherries.

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving (1 Scone) Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g, Trans Fat 1g), Cholesterol 40mg; Sodium 380mg; Total Carbohydrate 35g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 16g), Protein 4g

Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 0%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6%

Exchanges: 1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choices: 2

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Betty Crocker/© 2010 ®/TM General Mills