Chocolate Filled Peanut Butter Scones

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by OceanIvy

This is another neat recipe I found and just *had* to post. It really sounds good! 8)

Top Review by thirddayrocks1

Good, a little too sweet for me. I didn't have any chocolate but used chocolate chips instead and omitted the chopped peanuts. I added some espresso powder to enhance the chocolate flavor. Next time I make sure I have some chocolate squares! I too, thought they are very dense.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. In large bowl, combine the the flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt.
  3. Cut butter into 1/2-inch cubes and drop them over flour mixture.
  4. With pastry blender or two knives used like scissors, cut butter until resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. In a small bowl, stir the peanut butter, milk, eggs and vanilla extract.
  6. Add peanut butter mixture to flour mixture and knead until combined.
  7. Knead in peanuts and pat dough out into a 1/2-inch thickness on cutting board.
  8. With a floured 2-1/2 inch to 3 inch diameter crinkled round biscuit cutter, cut rounds from the dough.
  9. Gather the scraps together and repeat until all dough is used and there are 16 rounds.
  10. Put 8 rounds on an ungreased baking sheet.
  11. Top each round with piece of the chocolate and one of the remaining circles of dough.
  12. Press edges gently to seal.
  13. Bake 17-19 minutes or until lightly browned.
  14. Transfer baking sheet to a wire rack and cool 5 minutes.
  15. With spatula, transfer the scones to the wire rack to cool.

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