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  • Makes: 10 to 12 servings
  • Yield: 10 to 12 scones
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Bake 18 mins

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Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (2 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup diced cooked ham
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or 1 tsp. dried dillweed
  • 3/4 cup dairy sour cream
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
  • Fresh dill (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment; set aside. In a large bowl combine all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, baking soda, and salt. Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese, ham, and dill. Combine sour cream, egg, and mustard; add all at once to flour mixture. Using a fork, stir just until mixture is moistened, Do not overwork.
  2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough by folding and gently pressing it for four to six strokes or just until dough holds together. Pat or lightly roll dough until 3/4 inch thick. Cut dough with a floured 2-1/2- to 3-inch biscuit cutter. Reroll scraps as necessary, dipping cutter into flour between cuts. Place dough circles 1 inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly on a wire rack. Serve warm. If desired, sprinkle with fresh dill. Makes 10 to 12 scones.

Nutrition Facts

(Ham-and-Cheddar Scones)

Servings Per Recipe 10, sodium (mg) 363, Potassium (mg) 81, pro. (g) 6, carb. (g) 20, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 61, Riboflavin (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 9, Monosaturated fat (g) 4, Niacin (mg) 2, vit. C (mg) 1, Thiamin (mg) 0, calcium (mg) 141, vit. A (IU) 437, iron (mg) 1, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Folate (µg) 48, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, cal. (kcal) 237

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