Vanilla Scones (Weight Watchers Friendly)

Vanilla Scones (Weight Watchers Friendly)


January 12, 2015

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Yields: 8-10


2 cups all-purpose flour

1/3 cup sugar

2 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/4 tsp. salt

1/2 cup cold butter, cut into chunks (I used light butter)

3/4 cup buttermilk

1 large egg

1 tsp. vanilla extract

coarse sugar, for sprinkling on scone before baking, if desired

Vanilla glaze

1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 Tbls. milk (I used non-fat)

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract


1In a bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

2Add the butter and blend with fork, whisk or pastry blender leaving some lumps no bigger than a pea.

3In a small bowl stir the buttermilk, egg and vanilla with a fork. Add to the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.

4Pour into cupcake holders or pat dough out to 1 inch thick and cut with desired shape.

5Use tea towel under lid and cook in slow cooker for 2 hours.

6Mix glaze ingredients with whisk and pour glaze over scone while it is still warm. Enjoy!!

7(Recipe makes 10 and for Weight Watchers it is 7 points plus per scone)


Submitted by Larell Adney Strickland


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