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Coconut Flour Squash Scones (grain free, egg free, nut free, dairy free option)

Ever since I started a rotational diet and cut gluten back out a few months ago I’ve been making coconut flour scones.  It’s a little tricky since I can’t eat eggs.  And most coconut flour recipes use lots of eggs.  But I like how these have turned out.

I’m not sure why I haven’t posted the recipe yet.  But here it is.  You don’t want to eat too many or you’ll be getting a ton of fiber.  But they sure taste good!



Coconut Flour Squash Scones
makes 6-8 scones

1 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup organic cane sugar or coconut sugar
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, cold, slightly cut up OR 1/2 cup organic palm shortening (coconut oil might work, but I have not tried it)
3/4 cups pureed squash or pumpkin
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 cups milk OR milk substitute of choice
1/3 cup honey and/or maple syrup (1/3 cup total of one or a combination)
1/3 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda.  Blend in butter until the mixture is crumbly (You can do this by hand.  I find a food processor is easiest.).  Add the squash, vanilla, milk and honey.  Mix/blend until fully combined.  If the dough does not hold together add more squash or milk.  Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop mounds onto the prepared baking sheet.  Press down slightly to flatten.  Bake for 20-25 minutes, until just starting to get golden.

Allow to cool completely.  The scones will hold together better if they are refrigerated.  Store in the refrigerator or freezer.

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