Cheddar Dinner Scones


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons butter , cut into bits
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded extra sharp Cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Grease cookie sheet.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Blend in butter with fingers until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  4. Lightly beat egg and milk. Stir in, along with cheese, just until blended.
  5. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface (dough will be sticky). Working with half the dough at a time, pat into a 5-inch round, about 1 inch high. Score dough to mark 6 wedges, but do not separate.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.
  7. Serve warm or cool on rack.

Makes 12.

Per scone: 190 cal., 6g pro., 19g carb., 10g fat, 30mg chol., 330mg sod.

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