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Savory Dill and Caraway Scones

 Savory Dill and Caraway Scones
These tender, tasty scones will melt in your mouth. The unique flavors of dill and caraway ensure that you won't soon forget this treat. Sally Sibthorpe Shelby Township, Michigan
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 2 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 teaspoons heavy whipping cream
  • Additional caraway seeds, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Cut in butter
  • until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Combine the egg yolk, sour
  • cream and ricotta cheese; stir into crumb mixture just until
  • moistened. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times.
  • Pat into two 6-in. circles. Cut each into six wedges. Separate wedges
  • and place on a greased baking sheet. Brush tops with cream; sprinkle
  • with additional caraway seeds if desired. Bake at 400° for 15-18
  • minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 scone equals 184 calories, 10 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 293 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.