Skinny Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Scones

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Buttermilk scones sweetened just to perfection studded with chocolate chips. Kind of like eating a giant chocolate chip cookie for breakfast… without the guilt.

INGREDIENTS:

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3/4 cup cold buttermilk

1/4 cup sugar

2 tsp vanilla extract

1 large egg

1 cup all purpose flour (Bob’s Red Mill)

1 cup white whole wheat flour (Bob’s Red Mill)

1 tbsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

3 tbsp chilled butter (must be cold) cut into small pieces

3/4 cup chocolate chips

cooking spray

1 large egg white, lightly beaten

1 1/2 tbsp sugar

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 375°.

Combine the first four ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.

Spray baking sheet with cooking spray.

Combine flour, baking powder, salt, in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Cut in chilled butter with a pastry blender, or you could use 2 knives, until the mixture resembles coarse meal.

Gently fold in chocolate chips. Add milk mixture, stirring just until moist.

Place dough onto a floured surface and knead lightly four times with floured hands.

Form dough into an 9-inch circle onto baking sheet, about 3/4″ thick.

Using a knife, cut dough into 12 wedges all the way through.

Brush egg white over dough and sprinkle evenly with sugar.

Bake until golden, about 18-20 minutes, depending on your oven. Serve warm.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Yield: 12 servings, Serving Size: 1 scone

Amount Per Serving:
Smart Points: 8
Points +: 5
Calories: 199.5
Total Fat: 8g
Saturated Fat: g
Cholesterol: mg
Sodium: 257.5mg
Carbohydrates: 30g
Fiber: 2.5g
Sugar: 13g
Protein: 3.5g

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