Cheddar and Chive Scones Recipe

Cheddar and Chive Scones

Makes 1 dozen

These savory, tender scones are even more wonderful with a bit of creamy European-style butter for over-the-top deliciousness!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream, plus more for brushing tops
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Stir in cheese and chives.
  3. Pour heavy cream over dry ingredients and mix with a fork.
  4. Scrape down sides of bowl and transfer sticky dough onto a lightly floured surface. Using clean hands, bring mixture together and knead a few times until fully combined, but do not overwork. Divide dough in half and pat into two disks about 4 inches in diameter and 1 1/2 inches thick.
  5. Brush the top of each disk with a little cream. Sprinkle with grated parmesan. Cut each disk into 6 wedges and space evenly on prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until tops are lightly browned.


Amount Per Serving (based on 1 servings)
Calories: 210
Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 7 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 35 mg
Sodium: 300 mg
Carbohydrates: 21 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 5 g
Added Sugars: 4 g
Protein: 5 g
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