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Almond Scones

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  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Pillsbury Best)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Almond paste 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), cut into small pieces
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Beaten egg 1

Preheat oven in Convection Bake to 400°F (*375°F).
Lightly spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in almond paste, separating pieces to coat each with flour mixture.
In small bowl, combine milk, almond extract and egg. Blend well. Add to flour mixture. Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
On floured surface, gently knead dough about 6 times. Divide dough in half. Shape each into ball. Pat each ball into 5-inch round with center higher than edges. Cut each round into
6 wedges. Place wedges 1 inch apart on sprayed cookie sheet.
Convection Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2278 Calories from Fat 933

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.9%

Saturated Fat 52.5 g262.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 416.3 mg138.8%

Sodium 1411.5 mg58.8%

Total Carbohydrates 290 g96.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.1%

Sugars 87.4 g

Protein 44 g88.1%

Vitamin A 52.2% Vitamin C 0.14%

Calcium 109.4% Iron 83.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Almond Scones Recipe