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Bacon Scones Recipe
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Bacon Scones Recipe

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"I grew up with this very popular Bacon Scone recipe in Scotland. It pairs great with a salad." Teresa Royston, Seabeck, WA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 scone equals 242 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, combine first five ingredients. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk eggs and milk. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in onion, cheese and two-thirds of the bacon.
  2. Transfer dough to a greased baking sheet. Pat into a 7-1/2-in. circle. Cut into eight wedges, but do not separate. Sprinkle with remaining bacon. Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 8 scones.
Originally published as Bacon Scones in Taste of Home April/May 2010, p69

Nutritional Facts

1 scone equals 242 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Bacon Scones(10)

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2012

I make this recipe on a regular basis as my husbund loves them!! I do stir all the bacon in and usually add a little extra cheese. I also use onion powder cause we aren't big onion eaters. Definitely my hubby's favorite recipe!

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2011

Made this recipe for my company's holiday breakfast . . . it was a hit!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2011

I made this for a ladies' brunch and it was excellent! I used bacon bits and mixed them all into the batter, based on another reviewer's comments. So yummy!

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Reviewed May. 20, 2011

These are very buttery and good. I used turkey bacon and they still tasted very savory. The bacon that you sprinkle on the top before baking doesn't really stay on so next time I might press it in or just mix all the bacon in rather than dividing it. Really a great recipe!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2011

The scones were delicious and moist. I will definetely be doing these again. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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