Total Time
Prep 19 mins
Cook 10 mins

Slather some butter and jam on these bad boys before they have had a chance to cool completely.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour, salt, mustard and cayenne pepper into a bowl.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  3. Mix in the grated cheese.
  4. Add the milk all at once.
  5. Mix to a soft, but not sticky, dough with a knife.
  6. Turn onto a lightly floured surface.
  7. Knead quickly until smooth.
  8. Roll out to about ½-inch thickness.
  9. Cut into 7 or 8 rounds with a 2½-inch round cutter.
  10. Transfer to a baking sheet.
  11. Brush the tops with milk.
  12. Bake at 450°F for 7-10 minutes or until well risen and golden.
  13. Cool on a wire cooling rack.


Most Helpful

I am a sucker for a savory scone or muffin! These were delish! Thanks for sharing!

Richard-NYC September 03, 2002

Very easy and delicious! I took Mille's advice and put apricot jam on one and it was great! These will definitely be a keeper to have with soups and for snacks.

mommycook June 01, 2009

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