Savory Scones

5
Jennifer H

By
@Kinepeli

These are perfect little savory bites for an appetizer table or, if you make them a little bigger, to have with soup. Different herbs will yield different flavors, so be creative with your mix! For this example, I used fresh basil, rosemary and oregano out of my garden. Dried herbs would also be great.

Adapted from Bunny. Eats. Design.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Makes 32
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    all purpose flour (you will also flour your cutting area)
  • 6 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 6 1/2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1
    pepperoni stick, chopped into bits
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmsean
  • 1/2 c
    cheese (finely grated - use the small holes)
  • 1/4
    sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    milk, plus 2 tablespoons for brushing

How to Make Savory Scones

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl. Cut butter into small cubes. Use a pastry cutter to mix into the flour until the butter is in small crumb-size pieces.
  2. Add the pepperoni, onion, herbs and cheese. Mix with a fork to cover with the flour. Pour in the milk and using a spatula, fold the milk into the flour, bringing the flour up from the bottom and into the milk just until incorporated.
  3. Place the dough onto a well-floured surface. Using your fingers, press the dough out until it is a little less than 1". Use a 2" biscuit cutter and push straight down onto the dough - don't twist - and pull straight up. The edges of the scones should look "rough" - these layers are what will separate to give you the puff.
  4. Spray a cookie sheet with non-stick spray. Transfer scones to the cookie sheet. Brush with milk. Re-roll dough, press out and cut until all dough is used. Bake until the scones are nicely browned - my oven took 15 minutes. If you opt for a larger sized biscuit cutter, adjust to a longer baking time. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Printable Recipe Card

About Savory Scones





Leave a Comment

25 Game-day Recipes That'll Make You The Mvp

25 Game-Day Recipes That'll Make You the MVP

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether your favorite team wins or loses, everyone will be a winner after they snack on these crowd-pleasing recipes.

17 Greasy Food Recipes That Will Satisfy Any Craving

17 Greasy Food Recipes That Will Satisfy Any Craving

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Sometimes you want kale chips and sometimes you want a pile of fries. Ok, does anyone ever really want kale chips? We all know when a craving hits it's usually...

Your Football Party Food Menu Recipe

Your Football Party Food Menu

Kitchen Crew

It's game day! Ok, well almost game day. The NFL season begins this Thursday and college games kicked off last weekend. What does that all mean? It's time to start...