Basil Cheddar Scones

Nancy Allen

By
@mawmawnan

Lots of good flavor in these scones, the pesto sauce makes these awesome


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Serves:

8 scones

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
cold butter or margarine, cubed (butter makes better scones)
1
egg
1 c
milk
1 c
(4oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 c
prepared pesto sauce

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl, combine the flour and baking powder. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
2
In another bowl, combine the egg, milk, cheese and pesto. Stir in flour mixture just until moistened.
3
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times. Transfer to a greased baking sheet. Pat into a 10-inch circle; cut into eight wedges but do not seperate. Bake at 400 for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, Serve warm. Makes 8 scones

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Biscuits
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy