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Cherry Chip Scones

 Cherry Chip Scones
These buttery scones, dotted with dried cherries and vanilla chips, are so sweet and flaky that I even serve them for dessert. -Pamela Brooks, South Berwick, Maine
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk, divided
  • 1-1/3 cups dried cherries
  • 2/3 cup white baking chips
  • Coarse sugar, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and baking
  • soda. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Combine yogurt and 1/4 cup milk; stir into crumb mixture just until
  • moistened. Knead in the cherries and chips.
  • On a greased baking sheet, pat the dough into a 9-in. circle. Cut
  • into eight wedges; separate wedges. Brush with remaining milk. If
  • desired, sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or
  • until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 543 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein.