Dark Chocolate Blueberry Scones

August 22, 2013 AT 6:57 am 9 Comments

Good Morning, Friends!

I hope you are having a great week so far!

This past spring, I had the pleasure of rooming with a new blog friend, Ruthie, at the SNAP conference.  She is the cutest and sweetest thing ever!  {And a whole lot quieter than me.}  :)  She had to listen to me talk the paint off the wall every night in our rooms.  hee.hee.

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I was so excited when Ruthie asked to be a monthly food contributor to my blog.  She is an AMAZING cook, and I love her recipes.  I know you will too.  So please give a big “Beneath My Heart Hello!” to Ruthie, and be sure to pop over to her blog after you read this post.  Thanks!

 

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Hi to all of Beneath my Heart‘s friends!

I’m Ruthie from www.whatscookingwithruthie.com, and I’m so happy to get to share delicious recipes with you every month!

I just love Traci, and I’m excited to get to know all of you too.

Today, I wanted to share these

Dark Chocolate Blueberry Scones-

they’re a skinny breakfast scone (but, still delicious)

and full of antioxidants too.

 

Dark Chocolate Blueberry Scones by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Dark Chocolate Blueberry Scones

3 1/4 C flour
5 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/3 C butter, cold
4oz neufchatel cream cheese
1 egg
1/2 C light agave or 3/4 C sugar
1 C lowfat milk
3/4 C fresh blueberries
1/2 C dark chocolate chips

Drizzle Topping:

1/2 C powdered sugar
2 Tbsp milk

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
Cut in butter and neufatchel cream cheese until resembles coarse crumbs.
In a small bowl mix egg, agave, milk.
Make a well in the flour and pour in liquid; stir just until moistened.
Do not over mix.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth (will be sticky).
Carefully fold in dark chocolate and blueberries until just combined.
Shape into a circle a 1/2 inch thick.
Slice into 10 wedges.
Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Cool on rack.

Drizzle Topping: Combine in a small bowl, mix well, will be very thin.

Drizzle with topping and serve.
Enjoy!

I have a confession- I nearly ate every one of these Dark Chocolate Blueberry Scones all by myself!

You’ll love them too.

Dark Chocolate Blueberry Scones by www.whatscookingeithruthie.com
Here are couple of other quick and tasty recipe for you to enjoy…

 

Orange Yogurt Fruit Dip by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Orange Yogurt Fruit Dip

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes by www.whatscookingwithruthie.com

Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes

Thanks so much for having me visit today… I hope your weekend is wonderful!

I’d love to have you visit me at www.whatscookingwithruthie.com or connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or google+.

xoxo~ Ruthie

 

 

 


 






Comments

  1. Oh my! Those scones look so good I was almost licking my laptop screen!

  2. Beth Moore says:

    Wow! I’ll be trying all of these! Thanks Ruthie & Traci!

  3. Welcome, Ruthie! I’m already a fan and follower. The scones look delicious!
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  4. You are awesome to share – drool, drool, drool!

  5. These look amazing, I will have to show my wife! -Chuck W.

  6. Christina says:

    Going to the store right now so we can make these! Yummy! Thank you for the recipe!!

  7. Wow! these just look amazing! Thank you for this delicious recipe!

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  8. I made these today and they are so delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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