Chocolate Chip Scones


  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons half-and-half
  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. In bowl combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture until it resembles fine crumbs.
  2. Stir in egg, chocolate chips and just enough half-and-half so dough leaves side of bowl.
  3. Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead lightly ten times. Roll into a 1/2-inch thick circle, cut into 12 wedges.
  4. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Brush with beaten egg and bake at 450 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.
  7. Serve with butter.

Yield: 12 scones

Can be stored in freezer up to 4 months.

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