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Apple Thyme Cheddar Scones

Apple Thyme Cheddar Scones

Ingredients



Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a 2- to 3-quart mixing bowl.
  3. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese, breaking up clumps and coating cheese with flour mixture.
  5. Combine buttermilk and egg. Stir buttermilk mixture, thyme and apples into flour/cheese mixture; mix until dry ingredients are moistened.
  6. Gather dough into a ball and knead against the sides and bottom of the mixing bowl (if necessary dust hands with 1/2 tablespoon flour). Turn dough and press loose pieces until they adhere and the bowl is fairly clean. Form into a ball and place on buttered or parchment lined baking sheet; pat into 8-inch circle. Cut into 8 wedges and separate pieces 1/2-inch apart.
  7. Sprinkle wedges evenly with remaining cheese.
  8. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until lightly browned.


Yield: 8 scones


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