Cheese and Basil Giant Scones

Total Time
32mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
12 mins

Our friend Dennis gave us this recipe, we had it at his house a few times. His mother would make scones like this because she didn't like the waste when u use a cookie cutter. Points 3.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Prepare a cookie sheet with a generous amount of nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Combine 2 cups flour, cheese, basil, baking powder, baking soda, and pepper in a medium bowl.
  4. Add buttermilk and oil; mix only until dry ingredients are moistened.
  5. Divide dough into two balls.
  6. Knead each ball gently three times on a surface floured with the remaining 1 tablespoon flour.
  7. On prepared cookie sheet, pat dough into two circles, each 7 to 8 inches in diameter.
  8. With a sharp knife, score each disk 1/4 inch deep into six wedges; do not cut through.
  9. Brush tops of the disks with egg.
  10. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Cut each disk into six wedges while hot.
  12. Serve warm or at room temperature.