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Savory Sausage Scones

 Savory Sausage Scones
Some say these are like breakfast casserole in a scone. Everyone loves the different combination of lemon and dill and they go great with scrambled eggs. —Mary Marlowe Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage, cooked and drained

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Cut in butter
  • until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Whisk milk and egg; stir into
  • crumb mixture just until moistened. Stir in sausage.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times. Transfer to a greased
  • baking sheet. Pat into a 9-in. circle. Cut into eight wedges, but do
  • not separate. Bake at 350° for 28-32 minutes or until lightly
  • browned. Serve warm. Yield: 8 scones.