No bakery degree required for this recipe: these healthy, savory sun-dried tomato-and-Asiago scones are as easy to make as a batch of muffins. White whole-wheat flour adds a boost of fiber, and just enough butter gives them great flavor and texture without going overboard on calories. Try them with brunch or alongside your dinner salad.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2015


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

  • Whisk 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, whole-wheat flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Using a pastry blender or your fingertips, cut or rub butter into the dry ingredients. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes, cheese and thyme.

  • Whisk milk (or buttermilk) and egg in a medium bowl; stir into the dry ingredients until just combined.

  • Sprinkle a work surface with 1 tablespoon flour. Turn the dough out and sprinkle the top with the remaining 1 tablespoon flour. Knead three to five times, or until the dough just comes together. Divide in half and pat each piece into a 5-inch circle. Cut each circle into 6 wedges and transfer to the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake the scones until firm to the touch, 18 to 24 minutes.


Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight for up to 1 day; reheat at 300°F for 10 to 15 minutes.

Easy cleanup: Recipes that require cooking spray can leave behind a sticky residue that can be hard to clean. To save time and keep your baking sheet looking fresh, line it with a layer of foil before you apply the cooking spray.

Nutrition Facts

183.6 calories; protein 5.6g 11% DV; carbohydrates 25.7g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.1g 8% DV; sugars 2.7g; fat 6.8g 11% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 32.6mg 11% DV; vitamin a iu 304.9IU 6% DV; vitamin c 1.9mg 3% DV; folate 53.8mcg 13% DV; calcium 148mg 15% DV; iron 3mg 17% DV; magnesium 11.2mg 4% DV; potassium 127mg 4% DV; sodium 309.7mg 12% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 15% DV; added sugar 1g.

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Final product was great but it would be helpful to have flour measurements in weight in addition to cups as that's more accurate for baking. I made the batter as instructed and found it to be way too wet to work with and wound up adding roughly an extra half-cup of flour. Read More