Basil Cheddar Scones

Nancy Allen


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 scones
10 Min
25 Min


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

How to Make Basil Cheddar Scones


  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

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About Basil Cheddar Scones

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

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