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Chippy Cinnamon Scones

I love baking and am crazy about cinnamon rolls, but they take a lot of time to put together. I made this recipe to satisfy the craving!—Camilla Saulsbury, Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 scones

Ingredients

  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup milk chocolate English toffee bits
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons spreadable cream cheese
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Stir in cream just until moistened. Stir in the chocolate chips, pecans and toffee bits.
  • Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times. Pat into an 8-in. circle; cut into six wedges. Separate wedges and transfer to a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush with butter.
  • Bake at 375° for 16-20 minutes or until golden brown. Combine the glaze ingredients; drizzle over scones. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 499 calories, 29g fat (16g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 270mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
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  • Zombiebaby
    Feb 23, 2012

    I made these substituting gluten-free flour which changes the consistency slightly but they were still very delicious! The only thing I would change the next time I make them is to thicken up the icing drizzle. It was a bit watery so it didn't stay on the scones very well.

  • DeepSorrow
    Feb 19, 2012

    Delicious! I had to use a little more cream than called for to make the dough stick together, but they were very tasty.

  • cactuspat
    Feb 17, 2012

    I kept looking for some butter in the ingredient list! I thought the mix was quite dry and ended up adding more cream so it would hold together. My husband and I both liked the taste of the scones, but I thought they were also a bit dry. As another reviewer mentioned, the next time I will cut them into eight pieces rather than six as they are quite large. I might try adding a little butter next time.

  • xicota
    Feb 17, 2012

    I agree with Franwinba 100%. Seriously--how often are you going to eat them? Everything in moderation. I love scones, and these are tasty. The only change I made was to use a vanilla glaze instead of cream cheese--just personal preference. Try these!

  • fatsie
    Feb 17, 2012

    This was the first time I made Scones. Iliked how easy they were to make. I willmake them again. The flavors blend together so well.

  • sswimmomm
    Feb 17, 2012

    Cream cheese frosting was very good would make the frosting again. Scones were a little bland. Cut in to 8 rather than 6 for a slightly smaller scone.

  • trevis
    Feb 16, 2012

    Thank you for this recipe. will be making this soon. I need the calories Trevis

  • Franwinba
    Feb 15, 2012

    This was very good. I live alone and ate the whole thing. I get so tired of people complaining about the calories!! If it is too much for your diet, don't eat it. People go to a lot of trouble to supply us with good recipes. Try saying thank you instead of complaining.

  • Verlee
    Feb 15, 2012

    It is a very easy recipe and tastes wonderful! Jan, Watertown, MN

  • saharne
    Feb 15, 2012

    Way to many Calories.....