Easy Bacon Cheddar Scones Recipe

Posted on Apr 28 2014 - 4:56pm by admin

Easy-Bacon-Cheddar-Scones-RecipeEasy Bacon Cheddar Scones Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 3 eggs, divided
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 slices center cut bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Mix flour, salt and baking powder in large bowl. Cut in butter with 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add 2 of the eggs and the cream; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. Stir in cheese, bacon and chives. Shape into ball.
  3. Knead dough on lightly floured surface 10 times. Roll out to 12 x 6 inch rectangle. Cut into 3-inch squares; cut each square diagonally in half. Place on lightly greased baking sheet. Beat remaining egg and the water with wire whisk until well blended; brush over dough triangles. Bake 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm

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