In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt and powder. Cut in the cold butter until the mixture is crumbly.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk the eggs, vanilla, maple syrup and milk. Pour into the dry ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon until a dough forms.
Crush the almond slivers. Stir them gently into the dough. Place the dough ball on a well floured surface and form the dough into a rectangle about 3/4 to 1 inch high.
Cut into squares with a pizza cutter. Then cut the squares into triangles. Place the mini scones onto a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the baking sheet in the freezer for 20 minutes. Preheat the oven to 425.
Make the glaze by mixing together the powdered sugar with maple syrup, vanilla beans and water.
Bake the scones for 13 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown on top. Let cool slightly before glazing.
Generously glaze the scone bites. Let cool completely before serving or freezing.
Enjoy Maple Almond Scone Bites with Vanilla Glaze for dessert, or afternoon snack with a cup of tea or coffee.