Cranberry Pecan Scones

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Scone Mix:

  • 3 cups Almond Flour
  • 1/3 cup Sweet Mix
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoons orange zest
  • ½ cup cranberries, chopped
  • 1/3 cup pecan pieces

Glaze:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 ounce cocoa butter, softened
  • 1/8 teaspoon xanthan gum
  • 2 tablespoons Sweet Mix, powdered
  • cream

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine almond flour, sweet mix, baking powder, and salt together. Set aside. Whisk together, butter, cream, vanilla, and eggs together. Pour over dry ingredients, along with orange zest and mix until just combined. Add cranberries and pecans and mix again. Grease parchment paper and place on a cookie sheet. Shape dough into a round circle about 1 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges and spread apart. Bake 12-14 minutes. Cool. For glaze: Blend together butter, cream cheese, cocoa butter, xanthan gum, and sweet mix. Add cream as needed for spreading consistency. Drizzle on glaze. 8 large scones.

Frieda Yoder has given me this recipe along with 3 other scone recipes. These will all be included in the cookbook.

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