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Sausage-Cheese Scones

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  • Makes: 16 servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Cool 5 mins
  • Bake 12 mins

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Cheddar cheese and sausage help make these buttermilk scones an irresistible side dish for scrambled eggs at breakfast or soups and salads at lunch.

Ingredients

  • 1 12 - ounce package bulk pork sausage
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium-low heat until brown, breaking meat into small pieces. Drain fat and set meat aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir together flour, sugar, and baking powder. With a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in cheddar cheese and sausage. Make a well in the center of the dry mixture; add buttermilk all at once. Using a fork, stir until just moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead about 20 strokes or until dough is nearly smooth.
  5. On lightly floured surface, pat half the dough into 3/4-inch-thick circle. Using a 2-1/2-inch floured biscuit cutter, cut out dough. Place scones 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Repeat with other half of dough.
  6. Bake in a 400 degree F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack 5 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Sausage-Cheese Scones)

Servings Per Recipe 16, chol. (mg) 43, cal. (kcal) 268, sodium (mg) 350, carb. (g) 25, Fat, total (g) 15

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