Monday, April 23, 2012

Lemon Scones

Yummy! That is all that needs to be said about these delicious scones!

serves 8 ( 5 points +)

  • 2 c. flour
  • ¼ c. sugar substitute such as "Ideal" or Splenda
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ c. Country Crock Light butter spread
  • ½ c. dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • ½ c. low-fat buttermilk


  • ¼ c. powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
Cut in butter spread until coarse crumbs are formed. Stir in cranberries and lemon juice. Add buttermilk, stirring until mostly mixed. Knead 5-10 times until ingredients are combined and no longer dry.

Coat a large baking sheet with nonstick spray. Press scone mixture into an 8 inch circle. Cut to, but not thorough to form 8 triangles.

Bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. 

Whisk icing ingredients together and drizzle over scones. Cut all the way through each triangle and serve.

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