Chocolate Chip Scones

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Kathy!!

Although not a traditional combination, chocolate chips scones are big sellers at the bakery counter. I serve them with a baked omlette for brunch.

Top Review by Annie Bee

I made these this morning out of staples - didn't have shortening, so I used a stick of butter. Also skipped the sprinkling of sugar on top and used a simple powdered sugar/milk glaze, as that's what DD loves. She had a friend spend the night and they said they were way better than *$. High praise indeed from these girls. Very light crumb, not overly dense as some scones are. Delicious. Thank you for sharing this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 425. Grease 9" glass pie pan.
  2. In large bowl combine first 4 ingredients.
  3. Using a pastry blender, cut shortening into mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add milk, egg, vanilla and chocolate chips to mixture lightly with a fork until forms a soft dough.
  5. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and pat into a 9 inch circle. Don't overwork the dough. Cut into 8 wedges.
  6. Place wedges into pie pan.
  7. Sprinkle tops with additional sugar.
  8. Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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