SWEETHEART CINNAMON CHIP SCONES

 

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  • Servings: 12 scones
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 21/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) cold butter
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1-2/3 cup (10 oz pkg.) Hershey's Cinnamon chips
  • 2 Tbs. melted butter

Directions

  • Heat oven to 425º
  • Stir together flour, 1/3 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Cut butter into 1/2 in. slices; using fingers or pastry blender, mix butter into flour until coarse crumbs form. Add buttermilk; stir with a fork just until ingredients are moistened and soft dough forms. Add Cinnamon chips. Gather dough into a ball, pressing gently to hold together. Turn out onto a slightly floured work surface; knead briefly, about a dozen turns. Cut dough in half.
  • Roll or pat one piece at a time, dough into a 7 inch circle, 1/2 in. thick. Brush circle with 1 Tbs. melted butter; sprinkle with 1 Tbs. sugar. Cut circle into 6 triangles. Place triangles on ungreased cookie sheet. Repeat procedure with remaining dough.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until tops are golden. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Serve warm or at room temp.

Notes

Categories: Scone 

Author Credit: MTR - TOH - BB

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