Diabetes Friendly – Breakfast Scones

10 servings

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
2/3 cup toasted wheat germ
1/3 cup margarine
1-1/4 cups finely-chopped apple
1/2 cup skim milk
1/4 cup honey

TOPPINGS:  1 tbsp. toasted wheat germ, 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tbsp. sugar substitute


1. Preheat oven 40oF. Lightly spray a large cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.  Combine flour, wheat germ, baking powder, spices, baking soda & optional salt.  Cut in the margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.  Add combined apple, milk, and honey, mixing until dry ingredients are moistened.

2. Turn dough out onto lightly-floured surface; knead gently 506 times. Pat dough into a 9-inch circle.  Mix together topping ingredients  (1 tbsp. wheat germ, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, and 1 tbsp. sugar).  Sprinkle over dough.

3. Cut dough into wedges. Place 1/2-inch apart on prepared cookie sheet.  Bake 16-18 minutes, or until golden brown.

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