cheddar cheese scones

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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

A friend of mine makes all kinds of great scones and I got this recipe from her. I like the savory ones better than the fruity ones.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For cheddar cheese scones

  • 5 c
    flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 6 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 Tbsp
    finely chopped green onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
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How To Make cheddar cheese scones

  • 1
    Butter 2 small cookie sheets. In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. With pastry blender or fork cut butter into flour mixture until result resembles coarse crumbs. Add cream, eggs, cheddar cheese, and onions. Mix until ingredients are combined. Cover dough with a towel and let dough rest for 40 minutes.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Divide dough into 2 parts. Knead each part about 10 times. Roll each out to a circle about 3/4 inch thick. Place on buttered cookie sheets and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Score each circle into 8 wedges. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until nicely browned. Remove from oven and cut wedges. Serve warm.

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