Chocolate Chip Rum Raisin Scones

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 37mins
SERVES: 8-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt, and set aside.
  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • With an electric mixer on medium-low speed, beat butter until creamy.
  • Add sugar and beat 3 to 5 minutes until pale and fluffy.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Scrape down sides of bowl and reduce speed to low.
  • Add flour mixture-mix only until blended. Scrape down sides of bowl again.
  • Add buttermilk or cream (or yogurt, if using) and mix only until blended.
  • Add vanilla and rum, and stir in chocolate chips.
  • Fold in raisins.
  • Using ice cream scoop, scoop 1/3 cupfuls of dough onto parchment lined cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Bake 12 minutes at 350°F (180°C) then reduce to 325°F (160°C) and bake 10-13 minutes longer.
  • Watch them closely, you only want them a pale color.
  • Note: If desired, you can freeze the scoopfuls of dough until ready to bake.
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