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Savory Bacon, Cheddar and Chive Scones

Flakey scones with crisp bacon, sharp cheddar and fresh chives
Course Breakfast
Cuisine English
Keyword Savory scones, scones
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 475kcal
Author Evelyn

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Stir together flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl
  • Cut butter into 1/2 inch cubes and cut into flour mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly
  • Place in freezer for about 5 minutes
  • Add milk, (saving about 2 tablespoons for tops)
  • Add cheese, bacon, chives, and pepper, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened
  • Turn dough out onto dough board and gently press or pat dough into a 7-inch round (it will be crumbly)
  • Cut round into 8 wedges and place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet
  • Brush tops of wedges with remaining milk
  • Bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until golden

Nutrition

Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 602mg | Potassium: 368mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 211mg | Iron: 2.3mg