Cheddar Cheese Scones

Cheddar Cheese Scones

Ingredients

  1. 5 cups all purpose flour
  2. 3 Tablespoons sugar
  3. 6 teaspoons baking powder
  4. ½ teaspoon salt
  5. ¾ cup (1½ sticks) Challenge Butter
  6. 1½ cups heavy cream
  7. 4 eggs, beaten
  8. ¼ cup (1 ounce) shredded Cheddar cheese
  9. 3 Tablespoons finely chopped green onions
  10. 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Butter 1 large or 2 small cookie sheets.

  2. Step 2

    In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix well.

  3. Step 3

    With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add cream, eggs, Cheddar cheese and onions; blend until all ingredients are combined.

  4. Step 4

    Let dough rest at least 35 minutes.

  5. Step 5

    Heat oven to 375°F. If desired, divide dough into 2 parts. Knead dough about 10 times; roll out to a round about ¾ inch thick.

  6. Step 6

    Place on buttered cookie sheet; sprinkle top with Parmesan cheese.

  7. Step 7

    Score large round into 16 wedges or small rounds into 8 wedges each.

  8. Step 8

    Bake at 375°F for 35 to 38 minutes or until deep golden brown.

  9. Step 9

    Cut into wedges; serve immediately.

Source: Famous Inns/Seasonal Celebrations-DMI. Reprinted with permission of Dairy Management, Inc.

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