Cheese, Bacon & Chive Scones

Recipe by Alia55
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 °F
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper
  • Make glaze by combining beaten egg with 1 tbsp milk. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper.
  • Cut butter into flour mixture using a pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Add the grated cheese, chopped cooked bacon and chives to the dry ingredients.
  • Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, add the milk, and stir gently with a wooden spoon, until mixture just forms a ball.
  • Place the dough on a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth.
  • Roll or pat dough 1 inch thick and using a floured 2 1/2 inch cutter, cut out rounds.
  • Place on the prepared baking pan and brush with glaze.
  • Sprinkle 1 teaspoon of grated cheddar cheese on the top of each scone (if desired).
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until lightly browned on top and cheese has melted
  • Cool on wire rack.
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