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Chocolate Chip Scones Recipe

These scones are delicious warm, served with butter, when the chips are melted and gooey.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, combine egg and cream; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead gently 6-8 times. Pat into a 6-in. circle. Cut dough into 6 wedges. Separate wedges and place 1 in. on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pan to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 6 scones.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 241 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 178mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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ms11145 User ID: 1604521 240992
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"Great recipe. I used half and half as I didn't have whipping cream and I used more than 3 tablespoons as the batter was just too dry. It only made 4 but this was just perfect for daughter and me."

elliotschef User ID: 5856356 78060
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2014

"These are so simple and completely perfect! I replaced the chips with blueberries and they were awesome. I don't need another scone recipe!"

Nessa.03 User ID: 7651380 66541
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2014


sparkpeopleup User ID: 6739513 135279
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2013

"This is my go-to recipe for scones. They're always perfect."

eghaz User ID: 1751510 76545
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"I added 1/4 cup toasted almonds and 1/2 tsp. almond extract which made them BEST!"

wetbarbhal User ID: 2791653 160329
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2010

"My son made these for a 4-H fair and got a blue ribbon and an Award of Merit on them. We will definitely make these again."

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