Chocolate Almond Scones

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Ingredients

2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup almonds, sliced, toasted
4 ounces butter, cold
3 eggs, divided
5 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons almond extract
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chocolate chips
3/4 cup cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt.
  3. Cut in butter until it resembles course meal.
  4. Add 2 eggs (1 egg is reserved for later use), almond extract and cream.
  5. Stir until soft dough forms; mix in chocolate chips and toasted almonds.
  6. Pat out dough until 3/4 inch thick.
  7. Cut into diamond shape; brush with reserved egg.
  8. Place on baking pan coated with cooking spray.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes until lightly browned.
  10. Serve warm.