Cinnamon Raisin Scones

Cinnamon Raisin Scones RECIPE

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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 178.5
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 36.0 mg
  • Sodium: 372.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 32.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Cinnamon Raisin Scones calories by ingredient

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Introduction

Makes an interesting dessert. Makes an interesting dessert.

Ingredients

    • 1 3/4 cups plus 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoon butter
    • 2 tablespoons applesauce
    • 1/2 cup 1% milk
    • 1 egg
    • 1/3 cup raisins

Directions

1. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, measure 1 3/4 cup flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Mix together with a large spoon.



2. Melt butter and place in a medium bowl with the applesauce. Add milk, egg and raisins. Stir until ingredients are blended.



3. Add wet ingredients to flour mixture. Stir until dough forms into a ball.



4. Sprinkle the 3 tablespoons flour on a flat surface. Flour your hands well and move dough from bowl to surface. Knead the dough by using the heel of your hand to push the dough away from you. Then with your hands, pull the dough back toward you, folding over as you pull it. Repeat this for about 1 minute.



5. Place the kneaded dough on an ungreased cookie sheet or pizza pan. Pat the dough into an 8" circle. With a knife or pizza cutter, cut the dough into 8 wedges.



6. Place baking sheet in a preheated 425 F oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.



Serves 8.



Reprinted with permission by Public Health Seattle & King County

TAGS:  Desserts |

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Incredible!
    18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    These are wonderful! Couldn't find my raisins, so I used craisins instead. Cut the cold butter into the flour mixture. I would definitely make these again! - 5/31/09


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    Incredible!
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I love these scones! I didn't have raisins, so I threw in some frozen blueberries instead. (I used them while still frozen, as another site advised, and that kept them from bleeeding purple into the dough.) I would definitely make these again and try other variations.Love the whole wheat flour, too! - 2/9/10


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    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    ADD WALNUTS, SUB THE SUGAR, IT WAS FANTASTIC - 3/21/09


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    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
    The trick to makeing light, flakey, ternder scones: CUT the fat into the dry ingredients and make sure you don't over work the dough. It is ok to have some unmixed flour left in the bowl. That's how I learned to make them and it's never failed me yet. Otherwise, not a bad recipe... - 2/9/10


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    Incredible!
    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Delightful scone recipe, especially using WW flour. I didn't have raisins, so I added craisins, orange juice and grated orange peel (cut down a little on the milk). Also made a batch with lemon juice, grated lemon peel and poppy seeds. Both were great! Will try poppy seeds with almond flavor too - 2/10/10


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    Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I made this with white flour and didn't melt the butter as per other people's recommendation. Excellent breakfast roll...not too sweet and very filling. Thanks! - 2/9/10


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    Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Good, but a little dry. I've never made scones with melted butter before maybe next time I'll cut in the cold butter like others said. - 2/11/10


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    Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    these were pretty good....not the best but that is because they are not loaded with sugar and butter and that is a good thing. Days later...they were much better the second day around...I will make these again. I did not have raisins but had dried cherries and used them...delish - 2/2/09


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    Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Thank you for the recipe. What I did was cut the butter in cold. It made the scones flakey and instead of raisons I used fresh cranberries. - 12/26/08


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    O.K.
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    These were good, but did not keep or reheat well. - 2/18/10


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    Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have made these for the second time around. Put cranberries and apricots in this time and they are soooooo good. - 2/10/10


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    3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Ooh, I love scones but rarely make them b/c they're usually made w/ white flour. This one w/ ww flour sounds good, I plan to try it! - 11/5/08


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    Incredible!
    3 of 7 people found this review helpful
    These sound very good and not to hard to make.I think I have all the ingredients and I will try them for breakfast tomorrow. - 11/5/08


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    Incredible!
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    My friend's Mother in Law is coming to visit from England. I'm going to try these on her. She always makes scones while she is visting. - 3/21/10


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    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I love cinnamon sclones and so does my daughter but she hates raisens so I might substitute mini chocolate chips. - 3/21/10


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very delicious and nice and moist. I will definetly make them again and maybe try craisins instead of raisins. - 2/10/10


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    Good
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This sounds fantastic. I will be trying them, substituting Splenda and margarine for sugar and butter. Thanks. - 2/9/10


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    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I will try using flaxseed meal instead of flour or almond flour to cut the carbs,and use splenda too. Could use pumpkin in place of applesauce,maybe. - 2/9/10


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    Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    made these last night but ran out of raisins so I used blueberries instead, they are a little tough but soo tasy - 4/2/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I have a friend who is Scottish and currently in the hospital. I'm making these tomorrow to take to her as a "hope you're feeling better soon" gift. She'll love these! - 3/21/10


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    Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    awesome - 3/21/10


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    Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is wonderful..........my family loves them. - 2/9/10


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    Very Good
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Sounds addictive! - 2/9/10


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    Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    great scones that are healthy. - 3/21/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i love any recipe with raisins in this was so tasty - 3/21/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this looks like they would be very tasty - 3/21/09


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    Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband loved it. It seems to have something missing it to me, but still good. - 3/21/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Making these with the spelt flour sounds like a good idea, especially for those with wheat allergies. - 3/21/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I think I just found what's for breakfast! - 3/21/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I can't stand the taste of whole wheat anything! I made these with white flour.OK not so good for me, but YUM !
    Thanks for sharing this recipe. :)
    - 12/28/08


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    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    sounds good. - 12/26/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful! Try other dried fruits like craisins, cherries, apricots, etc. Thanks for the recipe! - 11/5/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Major delicious - 11/5/08


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    Very Good
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This sounds like a great recipe, however personally I will leave out the raisins. I don't like cooked raisins. But I do like scones and will definitely try this one. Thanks for sharing. - 11/5/08


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good flavor but rather dry. I made them with half organic regular flour and felt they were much improved. However, my grandson LOVED them just the way they were from the original recipe - 9/2/08


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good recipe.delicious. I used flavored applesauce(mango). - 2/5/08


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    Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    these were really good... i used some spelt flour cause i was running low on whole wheat and added some extra cinnamon, and used soymilk and egg replacer, but those were the only changes i made. i'll definitely make them again. - 6/15/07


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    Incredible!
    Awesome - 6/5/21


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    Nice! - 5/4/21


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    Good
    Delicious way to start the day. - 1/12/21


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    These look great. I am going to try them after I shop. - 10/26/20


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    Incredible!
    Delicious scone recipe. We really enjoyed the applesauce flavor. - 7/7/20


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    Incredible!
    These are so good. I used caisins & almonds in mine. I put honey butter on it. - 12/21/18


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    thank you - 10/2/18


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    Very Good
    really enjiyed these - 10/1/18


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    Excellent idea - 9/30/18


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    Incredible!
    Love these!! - 7/4/18


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    Incredible!
    looks good. - 7/3/18


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    Will try. - 6/29/18


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    Love scones. - 6/2/18


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    Incredible!
    These are yummy! Good suggestion to cut cold butter into flour. Makes them tender. - 4/24/18


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    Incredible!
    I love the cinnamon raisin scone recipe! Delicious! - 3/17/18


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    You can substitute any dried berry. - 2/17/18


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    I loved them - 2/3/18


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    Very Good
    These are good - 11/8/17


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    Good
    Great!! - 9/6/17


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    I. . .. love . .. . scones and these are delicious. - 8/4/17


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    Incredible!
    GREAT! - 8/1/17


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    I like scones with my tea. - 6/2/17


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    these look great - 3/30/17


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    Incredible!
    yummy - 3/14/17


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very nice! I don't see as much as dessert as a breakfast bread - like sweet breads or cinnamon raisin bread. I made the recipe as written and liked how it came out. Did substitute Splenda and a couple lower sodium changes. Thanks for sharing! - 9/23/14


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    Very Good
    I really enjoy this recipe! Because of my particular tastes, I added an extra teaspoon of cinnamon and a teaspoon of vanilla to it the second time I made it. I will be making these again... they satisfy my craving for a healthier "pastry" or nice for a quick breakfast with coffee. - 7/7/14


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    Incredible!
    Excellent, nice nutty taste from the whole wheat flour. One section was actually quite satisfying. I did add in a small handfull of white chocolate chips along with the craisins. - 1/8/13


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    Very Good
    Best scones I've ever had, and so simple to make! I think I'd use a little more cinnamon next time though. - 2/10/12


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    Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I think these are pretty good for a scone with this amount of fat grams. I think maybe I'll have one and put a little spray butter or apple butter on it to give it more taste. - 11/6/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm willing to give them a try but I personally like oatmeal raisin scones better. - 11/2/11


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    Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    much healthier than store bought versions - 11/2/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Curious as to why the sugar content is not listed since both raisans and applesauce have a high sugar content. Carbohydrate value listed but that includes the flour as well as any sugars from the fruit based sources. - 11/2/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make scones frequently and this sounds like a very good variation. - 11/2/11


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    Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Does anyone know how to make a scone which is soft and fresh, as opposed to hard and dry? PLEASE drop a comment on my SparkPage. THNX. - 11/2/11


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    Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I'm not a big raisin fan except for by themselves or in cereal. I used frozen blueberries. The blueberry sweetened it up even more. I very good recipe. - 11/2/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try these, plus different variations suggested by others! I'm getting lots of company this month, so a simple new recipe will be nice to have!! Thanks for sharing!! - 11/2/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am looking forward to trying this recipe. I think I would prefer to use fresh fruit in the recipe. I think I'll try fresh cranberries, given the season. - 11/2/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love Scones.. Will Attempt.. - 9/14/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great, must try. - 9/13/11


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    Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love these I do them with canola oil instead - 9/13/11


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    I made this with craisins, you know those cranberry raisins, and loved the extra flavor of them in this recipe! Will be trying orange juice in place of the milk for and extra boost of flavor and added nutrients that will bring. - 9/13/11


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    Bad
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm afraid I wouldn't be able to stop at one serving. This is the kind of thing I can't be trusted around! - 9/13/11


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Does anyone know if these can be made with coconut oil, instead of the butter? I tried it and the batter was wetter so I needed to slowly add more flour, but they baked up beautifully - 9/13/11


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    O.K.
    I tried these, and they're OK but not very scone like. I cut the butter into the dry ingredients and then added the wet ingredients and the dough was very sticky and not doughy. I am not sure what I did wrong, but probably wont make this recipe again. - 8/17/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I replaced 1/2 cup of the whole wheat flour with 1/2 cup flax seed to add more fiber and nutrition. I've tried this before and haven't noticed a difference in any recipes...just yummier! - 8/2/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I kove this recipe. - 7/5/11


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    Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good----- - 7/4/11


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Can't believe that I finally got this recipe, it is so good, thank you - 7/4/11


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    liked this ..really good .. - 7/4/11


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    Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for the healthier option - I will try these with the cold butter like others suggested, but grate it frozen into the dry instead of cutting in. Love the whole wheat and applesauce substitutions. - 7/4/11


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I won't rate this yet until I try it. Meanwhile, I made scones a couple days ago, and that recipe told me to freeze the butter, and then grate it. Great idea. It made it easy to mix the butter in with the flour. I'll be back to rate this once I've made it. - 7/4/11


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    Very Good
    Very delicious! I also used craisins instead of rasins and sparingly added white chocolate chips for my little sister. Great with a nice cup of tea :) - 6/9/11


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    We changed up the recipe a bit based on what we had on hand (splenda, smart balance, and soy milk), and sweeteded it up a bit with some extra splenda sprinkled on top and extra cinnamon in the batter. It's more like a dense muffin than the texture of other scones I've had, but I like it this way! - 5/28/11


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    Incredible!
    This is the best recipe for Raisin Scones I've found.
    Love them they tast great, will be making these offten.
    - 4/17/11


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    Very Good
    Very good, the kids loved these! - 7/4/10


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    Good
    Made these for my dd who loves scones. Dough was way too gooey to be able to touch, let alone, knead it. Smelled delicious while baking. I covered it as soon as I got out of the oven, hoping the (not cooked enough) middle would fix itself. I will use more flour or WW next time. - 6/29/10


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    Good
    My kids loved these! Good healthy snack, thanks! - 4/19/10


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    Good
    These were good with just a hint of sweetness. - 4/9/10


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    Very Good
    Able to eat a scone without feeling guilty! :-) They were a little dry, so I will probably add more applesauce next time. As recommended by others, I used cold butter. - 3/28/10


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    Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I substituted Splenda for the sugar, egg beater for the egg, and used cold butter. This recipe is surprisingly easy and the scones are fabulous. - 3/27/10


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    Everybody really loved these. I used craisins instead of the raisons and added extra cinnamon. - 3/22/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds pretty good, however, for those of us who don't eat raisins...I am going to try this with dried pineapple bits which everyone in the houses likes - 3/21/10


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    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am not big on sweet things. HaHa! This recipe sounds like I would like it because it doesn't seem to have loads of sugar. Thanx for the recipe. - 3/21/10