Cinnamon Chip Scones
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
- 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
- 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1 package (10 ounces) cinnamon baking chips
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- In a large bowl, combine the flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened. Fold in chips.
- Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 10-12 times or until dough is no longer sticky. Divide in half; gently pat or roll each portion into a 7-in. circle. Brush with butter and sprinkle with remaining sugar.
- Cut each circle into six wedges. Separate wedges and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 scone: 406 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 435mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
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Apr 13, 2019
I didn't know they made cinnamon chips. I usually use butterscotch which would be good too.
Nov 15, 2018
Easy and delicious!
May 24, 2018
These were absolutely outstanding. I had cinnamon chips on hand from a recipe that only called for a few tablespoons. I could never figute out how to get rid of the remaining chips. The scones baked up high, moist with a great texture. Ok, the rest of the story is I only was able to eat one last night after I made them to have with morning coffee. Unfortunately, my yellow lab ate the reamining 11 scones when I forgot to hide them from her. NOW , I cannot find more cinnamon chips in any stores near me!!
Mar 3, 2018
These are easy to make but I always double the recipe or half the chips. They have been a hit at work for years. For the topping I use cinnamon sugar instead of just sugar as I love cinnamon. I live outside of North America but when I visit I have to order the chips through Amazon because they are unavailable at most stores in the US and Canada.
Oct 7, 2017
These are great. I do not put sugar on them before the oven. Just brush with the butter. Added a glaze; 1C powdered sugar, 1 t cinnamon, 1/2 t espresso powder add milk to achieve heavy drizzle consistency and drizzle over scones after they've cooled a bit
Feb 11, 2017
Very good recipe. I used tiny chocolate chips. Next time I will use fruit . Easy and adaptable.
Jan 27, 2017
These are amazing! Very easy to make and delicious. I agree that it's a bit heavy on the cinnamon chips.
Sep 9, 2016
These came out wonderfully! I didn't have buttermilk so I used the substitution trick - put 1 Tbsp. of vinegar or lemon juice in a measuring cup and enough milk to get one cup. Let it sit for 5 minutes and you have an excellent buttermilk substitute. My experience with scones has been hit or miss, but this is a great recipe. I also decided to just use my hands to mix everything from beginning to end and I think it really helped me. Will definitely make again.
Feb 8, 2016
Excellent recipe--delicious and easy! I added a powdered sugar glaze, but I'm not sure they needed it. Great way to use up an abundance of cinnamon chips I had on hand.
Jan 10, 2016
I have now made this multiple times and used the basic dough with my own variations, and this is an amazing recipe!!!