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Honey Date Scones

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Moderate
These scones will impress friends who drop in for Sunday brunch. Serve them with a drizzle of honey or an assortment of jams.

Ingredients

White self-rising flour

2 cup(s)

Ground cinnamon

1 tsp

Margarine

2 tsp

Dried date(s)

6 medium, chopped

Honey

3 Tbsp

Fat free skim milk

½ cup(s)

Water

¼ cup(s)

White self-rising flour

1 Tbsp, extra

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F (240°C). Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Sift flour and cinnamon into a bowl. Using your fingertips, rub margarine into flour.
  3. Combine honey, milk and water and stir into flour mixture along with dates. Mix until it forms a firm dough.
  4. Sprinkle extra flour over a cutting board and gently knead dough.
  5. Pat dough out to a 3/4-inch (2 cm) thickness. Using a 2-inch (5 cm) scone cutter, cut dough into 12 rounds and place on baking sheet.
  6. Coat lightly with cooking spray and bake in oven for 15 minutes.