Monty's Spinach-Cheese Scones

"This recipe is from Monty's Blue Plate Diner in Madison, WI."
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8-12 scones




  • Preheat the oven to 350 F .
  • In a large bowl, blend the dry ingredients.
  • Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles cornmeal.
  • Blend in the spinach and cheeses.
  • In a separate bowl, whip the milk and eggs together.
  • Stir egg mixture into the spinach mixture until well-combined.
  • Turn onto a floured surface and knead gently.
  • Roll the dough out to a one-inch thickness.
  • Cut into 3-inch rounds.
  • Place rounds on a greased baking sheet and bush with the egg white.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.

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  1. Wow, what a tasty treat!! However, I am only giving this four stars because I had a lot of issues with the foundation of this recipe. It didn't form well (perhaps 3 cups is not enough flour and maybe 3 is too many eggs?) and it took longer to cook than the stated 20 minutes. I am a first time baker, and I was hoping for a fool proof recipe - but I found myself struggling. However, prior to making this I had made Recipe #329085 and it turned out beautifully (not to mention it was easy and delicious). From here on out, I will be using Mrs. Macnab's Scones for my foundation recipe and adding Monty's Spinach-Cheese Scones' additional ingredients from there. Otherwise, this was YUMMY (I ate three as soon as they finished cooking, and I still wanted more!)


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