Chocolate Chip Scones

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  • Ingredients
    3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup sugar
    2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. salt
    3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) butter, cold, cut into pieces
    1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
    4 EGGS
    1/2 cup milk OR half-and-half

    Yields: 12 scones

  • Nutritional Information

    Per Serving (Per scone)

    Calories: 314

    Total Fat: 15 g
    Saturated fat: 9 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 1 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 4 g

    Cholesterol: 93 mg
    Sodium: 189 mg
    Carbohydrates: 39 g
    Dietary Fiber: 1 g
    Protein: 6 g
    Vitamin A: 464.2 IU
    Vitamin D: 27.2 IU
    Folate: 76 mcg
    Calcium: 88.2 mg
    Iron: 2.2 mg
    Choline: 50.8 mg

Directions

  1. HEAT oven to 425°F. MIX flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. CUT IN butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. ADD chocolate chips; toss to mix.

  2. BEAT eggs and milk in medium bowl until blended. ADD to flour mixture; stir with a fork just until dry ingredients are moistened.

  3. KNEAD dough a few strokes on lightly floured surface; pat to 3/4-inch thickness. CUT dough into rounds with lightly floured 3-inch cutter; place on greased baking sheet. GATHER scraps and repeat to use all dough.

  4. BAKE in 425°F oven until golden brown, about 10 minutes. COOL on wire rack.

Insider Info

Serve these English favorites with breakfast or brunch for a not-too-sweet chocolatey treat.