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basil cheddar scones

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

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

(1 rating)
yield 8 scones
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For basil cheddar scones

  • 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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