Quick Dinner with time to make Pumpkin Scones

Now that fall is here it is time to overindulge in the pumpkin recipes.  This quick dinner of Taquitos gives you some extra time to prepare Pumpkin Scones.  The scone recipe is adapted from Food.com and is a healthier copycat of a version you can buy at Starbucks.

Pumpkin Scones
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A treat for your kids after school or a nice weekend snack.
Pumpkin Scones
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A treat for your kids after school or a nice weekend snack.
Ingredients
Dry Ingredients:
Liquid Ingredients:
Icing:
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl add all dry ingredients except butter and stir to combine with a whisk.
  3. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives cut butter into the dry ingredients until is is a crumbly mixture and no butter chunks are visible.
  4. In a separate small bowl whisk together pumpkin, the egg and cream. Add liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir with a spatula just until ingredients are combined.
  5. Using a muffin scoop form 12 scones onto your prepared baking sheet. Bake in the centre of the oven for 13-15 minutes or until the scones become golden brown. Cool on the baking tray.
  6. In a small glass measuring cup combine 1/2 cup icing sugar with 1 T cream. Pour/drizzle the glaze over your scones on the baking tray and let sit until icing is dry. Enjoy!!
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Baked Chicken Taquitos with Chopped Vegetables
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The kids chop their vegetables, prepare their rolls and you just need to bake for 15-20 minutes before dinner.
Baked Chicken Taquitos with Chopped Vegetables
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The kids chop their vegetables, prepare their rolls and you just need to bake for 15-20 minutes before dinner.
Ingredients
Taquito Filling:
Instructions
  1. If preparing just before dinner then preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray or using a pastry brush coat a large baking sheet with oil.
  3. In a medium sized bowl mix together cream cheese, salsa, lime juice, cumin, chili powder and salt. Stir to combine.
  4. In the same bowl mix in green onions, chicken and cheese.
  5. Place about 3 tablespoons of the mixture on the lower third of the tortilla away from the edge and roll as tight as possible. Place on your prepared pan seam side down.
  6. Continue rolling until all filling has been used. Spray or brush the rolls on the baking tray.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the ends are golden brown.
  8. Serve with salsa and/or guacamole and a side of vegetables.
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