Chocolate Chunk Scones

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READY IN: 1hr 21mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Christmas with Southern Living 2009; serve for breakfast or brunch with coffee; for dessert with a dollop of whipped cream.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Whisk together the flour and next 6 ingredients.
  3. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles small peas and is crumbly.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chunks and nuts.
  5. Combine the buttermilk, egg, and vanilla; pour over crumb mixture; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  6. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface, and gently knead 3-4 times.
  7. Divide dough in half; shape each half into a ball.
  8. Pat each into a 6 inch circle on parchment-lined baking sheets.
  9. Cut each circle into 6 wedges using a sharp knife (do not separate wedges).
  10. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar over dough.
  11. Bake for 36 minutes or until a pick comes out clean; separate wedges.
  12. Serve warm, or remove to a wire rack to cool.

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