Gift Jar Gingerbread Scone Mix Recipe

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Gift Jar Gingerbread Scone Mix
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  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar , packed
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp molasses


  1. Prepare the dry mix by combining the flour, sugar, baking powder and spices in a bowl.
  2. Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs.
  3. Place the dry mix into a small jar.
  4. A single batch yields about 1 1/2 cups of dry mix, so pick an appropriately sized jar.
  5. Prepare a tag that lists the following ingredients: 1 jar (1 1/2 cups) gingerbread scone mix, then list the wet mix ingredients as noted in the ingredients section.
  6. Include the following instructions on the tag and attach to your gift jar: In a medium bowl, empty the contents jar of gingerbread scone mix.
  7. In a separate bowl, combine 2 Tbsp milk, 1 Tbsp molasses and 1 beaten egg.
  8. Add the wet mix to the dry mix and stir to combine.
  9. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured board and knead until the dough is smooth.
  10. Roll the dough into a 6 inch circle and cut it into 4 wedges.
  11. Place wedges on an ungreased baking sheet.
  12. Brush tops with luke warm water and sprinkle with coarse sugar if desired.
  13. Bake for 10-12 minutes in a preheated 400 degree oven until scones are slightly browned on top.
  14. Remove from oven and cool on a baking rack.
  15. Serve.
  16. Notes: Gift jars can be stored for up to 6 weeks at room temp or up to 6 months if frozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 611.89 Kcal (2562 kJ)
Calories from fat 327.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.39g 56%
Cholesterol 41.07mg 14%
Sodium 1516.97mg 63%
Potassium 407.78mg 9%
Total Carbs 65.8g 22%
Sugars 17.73g 71%
Dietary Fiber 5.42g 22%
Protein 7.61g 15%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Calcium 261mg 26%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 432.71 Kcal (1812 kJ)
Calories from fat 231.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.74g 56%
Cholesterol 29.05mg 14%
Sodium 1072.75mg 63%
Potassium 288.37mg 9%
Total Carbs 46.53g 22%
Sugars 12.54g 71%
Dietary Fiber 3.84g 22%
Protein 5.38g 15%
Iron 2.7mg 21%
Calcium 184.6mg 26%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.5
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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