This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Pistachio Cranberry Scones. Just the name, Pistachio Cranberry Scones, sets your taste buds watering. A perfect combo of Pistachios and Cranberries! You can find this recipe on the CooksRecipes website, while there check out the selection of all their healthy and delicious recipes. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Pistachio Cranberry Scones
Enjoy scones at breakfast or teatime with butter or jam.
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon orange zest
6 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
3/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pistachio nuts
1 - Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Spray a cookie sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
2 - Combine flour, cream of tartar, and soda, salt and orange rind in a large bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
3 - Add Splenda® Granulated Sweetener and milk to dry ingredients, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened. Stir in cranberries and pistachio nuts.
4 - Pat dough to a 3/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut scones with a 2 1/2-inch round biscuit cutter, and place on cookie sheet.
5 - Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 14 scones.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/14 of recipe; 1 scone): Calories: 190; Calories from Fat: 70; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 230mg; Total Carbs: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 4g; Protein: 4g.