Moist Spiced Apple Scones

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"From Pillsbury, Healthy Baking. These are good!"

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (108.1 g)
  • Calories 249.3
  • Total Fat - 6.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 121.5 mg
  • Sodium - 205.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 15.7 g
  • Protein - 7.4 g
  • Calcium - 119.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees; spray a large cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt; mix well.

Step 3

Using a pastry blender or fork, cut in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Step 4

Stir in the apples.

Step 5

In a small bowl, combine the applesauce, buttermilk and egg; mix well.

Step 6

Add to the dry ingredients; stir just until moistened.

Step 7

The dough will be sticky.

Step 8

Place the dough on the cookie sheet.

Step 9

With wet fingers, shape it into an 8-inch circle about 3/4-inch thick.

Step 10

In a small bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over the top of the dough.

Step 11

With a sharp knife, score the top surface into 8 wedges, cutting about 1/4-inch deep.

Step 12

Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, or until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Step 13

Cut into wedges.

Step 14

Serve warm.

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Step 16

One reviewer on another site said this:

Step 17

Not having any dried apple I used half of a very fresh and juicy Gala. I used just half to inhibit the moisture addition as much as possible and I diced it very small to spread the moisture out to avoid big wet apple chunks. Well, the recipe still worked beautifully.

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