Cheddar-Cornmeal Scones

Enjoy these cheese and green chilies filled savory scones that are ready in just 40 minutes - serve warm with honey.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/4
cups all-purpose flour
1
cup cornmeal
1
tablespoon sugar
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup firm margarine or butter
1/4
cup milk
1
egg, beaten
3/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
1
can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, undrained
Honey, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 425º. Grease cookie sheet.
  • 2 Mix flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in margarine, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in milk, egg, cheese and chilies.
  • 3 Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead lightly 10 times. Pat or roll into an 8- inch circle on cookie sheet. Cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; carefully separate wedges. Serve warm with honey.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Scone
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    400mg
    400%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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