Savory Walnut Mini Scones

Savory Walnut Mini Scones
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Recipe type: Breads
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup Finely chopped toasted walnuts
  • 4 teaspoons Baking powder
  • ½ cup Butter
  • ¾ cup Low fat (1%) milk, divided
  • 24 California walnut halves (optional)
Instructions
  1. n large bowl combine flour, walnuts and baking powder.
  2. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Remove 2 tablespoons milk and set aside; add remaining milk to flour mixture and stir until just moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; knead lightly a few times until smooth. Roll or pat out dough to ¾ inch thickness; cut into 1-1/2 inch rounds using lightly floured cutter.
  5. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Brush tops with reserved milk;
  6. if desired, top each with a walnut half, pressing slightly into dough.
  7. Bake in 425ºF oven 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
Notes
These tiny scones are perfect for an appetizer platter. Fill with carpaccio, prosciutto, shaved roast beef or smoked salmon. Top with horseradish & sour cream mixture, mustard or chutney and garnish with fresh herbs.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 107 Fat: 7.3g Saturated fat: 2.8g Unsaturated fat: 2.7g Carbohydrates: 9g Sodium: 84mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g