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Apricot Chip Triangles

After a trip to England, I was determined to learn how to make scones. This recipe is a combination of several from my search. I often get together with my fellow travelers to enjoy a traditional English tea, and these scones are the highlight of that event.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 scones

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup vanilla or white chips

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the egg, cream and vanilla; stir into the crumb mixture until a soft dough forms. Add the apricots, nuts and chips.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 6-8 times. Shape into a 6-in. circle; cut into six wedges. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 479 calories, 25g fat (10g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 395mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.
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