Julie Richardson


My family loves these scones so much that I have to make at least 3 batches. I got the basic recipe form an Irish favorite brand book and I added to it. You can add any chips or nuts or put in raisins. I make these every St. Patrick's Day. I hope you enjoy these as much as we do.


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  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 c
    dried cranberries (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    cup sugar
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    (1 stick) butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla or mint extract
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Scones


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease two cookie sheets.
    Combine flour, chocolate chips, white chips, cranberries, pecans, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in large bowl; mix well.
  2. Cut in butter with pastry cutter or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    Beat buttermilk, 1 egg, and vanilla in small bowl.
    Add to flour mixture; mix just until sticky dough is formed.
  3. Using 2 Tbs dough for each scone, drop dough onto prepared cookie sheets.
    Blend remaining egg and milk in small bowl and brush mixture over tops of each scone.
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or untill toothpick inserted into middle of scone comes out clean. Cool for 5 min on wire rack. Makes 2 dozen

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