Joy Bites Dark Chocolate Almond Cherry Scone

The combination of Almonds, Cherries and Dark Chocolate make a stupendous scone.

45 minutes
6 people


  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour substitute
  • 3 Tbsp sugar substitute
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp butter-melted
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup cherries, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 Russell Stover Roasted Almonds in Dark Chocolate Joy Bites bar chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup sugar-free confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp half & half


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together. the almond flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, sea salt, and cocoa powder until well combined.
  • Add the eggs, butter, and almond extract. Mix until well incorporated.
  • Gently fold in the cherries and chopped Joy Bites bar.
  • Place the dough on the prepared baking sheet and form into a 1/2-inch-thick round. Cut the round into quarters and pull them about 1/2 inch apart on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until slightly firm to the touch. Allow to cool on the baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the sugar-free confectioners sugar and half & half.
  • Drizzle the scones with the glaze and top with the sliced almonds.