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Orange Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Candace Saxman
Added: Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup butter
1 tsp orange zest
3 TBS. orange juice
1 tsp. vanilla
2 egg whites
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/2 cup toasted walnuts or pecans (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350.

In a food processor: combine flour, butter, sugar, baking powder, salt and orange zest. Pulse to make fine crumbs. Turn out mixture into a bowl.

Add chocolate chips and nuts if using.

Blend orange juice, egg whites and vanilla; stir into dry ingredients.

Turn mixture into a 9 inch glass pie pan and press all over with tines of a fork to even out dough or form individual scones and place on a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with additional fine sugar. Bake 20-25 minutes until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 scones
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 minsutes plus baking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Each scone is worth 8 points in weight watchers. Damn the cost, they are worth it. I use this recipe to make other scones using dried cranberries, blueberries or whatever you fancy.

 

 

 

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