Peach Spice Scones

This is a fruity scone with peaches and cinnamon

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INGREDIENTS:

2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon sugar, divided
2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
2-1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup margarine, softened
1 cup, diced DOLE® Frozen Peach Slices, thawed, drained
1/2 cup lowfat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons chopped almonds
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
milk or cream

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  2. Cut in margarine, using 2 knives or pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in peaches.  Combine 1/2 cup milk and vanilla extract.  Stir into peach mixture.  Form dough into a ball.
  4. Pat dough to 1/2 inch thickness on lightly flowered surface.  Cut into rounds with 2-1/2 inch biscuit cutter.  Place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
  5. Combine almonds, remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon.  Brush tops of scones with milk or cream and sprinkle with cinnamon mixture. 
  6. Bake at 400ºF., 15 minutes or until lightly browned.  Serve warm.
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