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Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, is a world leader in growing, sourcing, distributing, and marketing fruit and healthy snacks. Dole sells a full line of packaged shelf stable fruit, frozen fruit, dried fruit, and juices. The company focuses on four pillars of sustainability in all of its operations: water management, carbon footprint, soil conservation, and waste reduction.

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Date and Nut Scones

Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty 1.0 Easy
Calories Per Servings 300 Calories
Servings 8
Nutrition facts Nutrition facts

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Scones for tea time.

Ingredients 10

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup margarine
egg(s)
1/3 cup lowfat milk
1-1/2 cups DOLE® Pitted Dates, snipped
1/3 cup natural sliced or slivered almonds, toasted
  vegetable cooking spray

Steps

STEP1
Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup margarine
2 eggs
1/3 cup
low-fat milk

Direction

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt, in bowl. With pastry blender or two knives, cut margarine into flour mixture until crumbly. Make a well in center. Separate one egg; reserve egg white. Lightly beat egg yolk, whole egg and milk, in small bowl until blended; pour into well.

STEP2
Ingredients

1-1/2 cups DOLE Pitted Dates, snipped
1/3 cup natural sliced or slivered almonds, toasted

Direction

Stir flour mixture until dough cleans sides of bowl. Stir in dates and almonds.

STEP3

Direction

Turn dough onto lightly floured surface; knead about 10 times. Pat dough into 6-1/2-inch circle. Cut circle into 8 wedges.

STEP4
Ingredients

Vegetable cooking spray

Direction

Place wedges, 1-inch apart on baking sheet sprayed with vegetable cooking spray. Lightly beat reserved egg white; brush on dough.

STEP5

Direction

Bake at 400 F, 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.

Note: Recipe may be doubled.

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