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Bacon Scones

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

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 scone equals 242 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 8 g protein.