Skinny Cranberry Orange Scones
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  • 3¼ C flour
  • 5 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ⅓ C butter, cold
  • 4oz neufatchel cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • ½ C light agave
  • ¾ C lowfat milk
  • ¼ C fresh orange juice
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1 C dried cranberries
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Cut in butter and neufatchel cream cheese until resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. In a small bowl mix egg, agave, milk, orange juice, orange zest.
  5. Make a well in the flour and pour in liquid; stir just until moistened.
  6. Do not over mix.
  7. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth (will be sticky).
  8. Knead in cranberries until just combined.
  9. Shape into a circle a ½ inch thick.
  10. Slice into 8 wedges.
  11. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  12. Cool on rack.
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