Vanilla Scones (Weight Watchers Friendly)

Submitted by Larell Adney Strickland

Vanilla Scones (Weight Watchers Friendly)

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Serving: 8
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes


  • 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


  • In a bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Add the butter and blend with fork, whisk or pastry blender leaving some lumps no bigger than a pea.
  • In a small bowl stir the buttermilk, egg and vanilla with a fork. Add to the flour mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour into cupcake holders or pat dough out to 1 inch thick and cut with desired shape.
  • Use tea towel under lid and cook in slow cooker for 2 hours.
  • Mix glaze ingredients with whisk and pour glaze over scone while it is still warm. Enjoy!!
  • (Recipe makes 10 and for Weight Watchers it is 7 points plus per scone)

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