Delicious Walnut Scones
2 cups flour, sifted ¾ cup walnuts, chopped
1 tbsp. baking powder 1 egg, well beaten
½ tsp. salt ½ cup skim milk
2 tbsp. sugar 1 egg yolk
¼ cup butter
Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine the first 4 ingredients and sift into a mixing bowl. Cut in butter, then stir in ½ cup chopped walnuts. Blend thoroughly. Combine beaten egg with milk and stir into mixture. Scoop mixture onto a lightly floured board and knead for 30 seconds to form dough. Roll the dough out to ¼-inch thickness. Cut into diamond-shaped pieces and fold into triangles. Beat egg yolk slightly. Brush each scone with the beaten egg yolk and sprinkle with remaining chopped walnuts. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Serve warm.
Makes 18 servings (1 scone each).
Each serving provides 117 calories, 3 grams protein, 13 grams carbohydrate, 6 grams fat, 101 milligrams sodium, 1 gram fiber.