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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 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

  • Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine 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 cherries and chips.
  • On a greased baking sheet, pat dough into a 9-in. circle. Cut into
  • eight wedges; separate wedges. Brush with remaining milk. If
  • desired, sprinkle with sugar. Bake 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.