Herb and White Cheddar Scones Recipe

A tasty savory scone is the perfect addition to any formal brunch. Packed with fresh dill, chives, white Cheddar cheese and lots of butter, these Herb and White Cheddar Scones compliment a sweet brunch perfectly. Serve with jam or softened butter for a tasty treat everyone is sure to love.
Skill Level: Beginner

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Step 1

Heat oven to 425°F. Prepare cookie sheet with vegetable pan spray.

Step 2

In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, dill, chives, salt and pepper; stir well. Add cheese; mix well.

Step 3

Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In small bowl, whisk together milk and egg. Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir until dry ingredients are moistened.

Step 4

On well-floured surface, knead dough 5-10 times until it comes together. Pat dough into an 8 in. round (about 1 in. thick); cut into 8 wedges. Place on prepared pan.

Step 5

Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove scones to cooling grid; cool slightly. Serve warm.

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all-purpose flour

3 cups all-purpose flour

baking powder

1 tablespoon baking powder


1 tablespoon dill

fresh chopped chives

1 tablespoon fresh chopped chives


1/2 teaspoon salt

black pepper

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

cheddar cheese

1 cup shredded sharp white cheddar cheese

cold butter

6 tablespoons cold butter (cut into 1/2 in. pieces)


3/4 cup milk


1 egg

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