Hi again- everybody at The 36th avenue!

It’s Ruthie from What’s Cooking with Ruthie

and I’m excited to share this delicious recipe with you today!

I don’t know about you all but I love a delicious Breakfast Scone AND when it’s a healthier recipe

I love them that much more…

Skinny Cranberry-Orange Scones

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.


I absolutely love cranberries and orange together…

so naturally I ate almost everyone of these Skinny Cranberry Orange Scones myself 🙂

I hope you all enjoy them as much as I did!

xoxo~ Ruthie


I know I always say this but I love Ruthie as a blogger and I consider her a friend.

She is the sweets woman and I would love for you to visit her blog.

Here are some other amazing recipes from What’s Cooking with Ruthie.


Strawberry Soup with Angel Food Cake Croutons


Non-Boozy Mint Mojito


Skinny Lemon Cheesecake Bars


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Thank you so much to all for sharing this delicious day with us!


Ruthie and Desirée