Thursday, December 20, 2012

Recipe: Savory Chive and Sharp Cheddar Scones


These simple yet impressive scones are perfect for breakfast, brunch, and beyond (recipe here).

Looking for an easy and interesting addition to your holiday bread basket? Light and moist on the inside, with a pleasant little crunch on the outside, these Savory Chive and Sharp Cheddar Scones are made with softened cream cheese instead of butter and mix up quickly.

Serve them warm from the oven instead of rolls: plain, buttered, or with cream cheese, goat cheese, or homemade herbed yogurt cheese. I like to split and toast them in the toaster oven for breakfast, then slather both crunchy halves with butter. They're great for making little sandwiches, and I've even used them in place of burger buns.

These scones also freeze beautifully, so you can make them now and serve them later. No chives? Try my original scallion and feta cheese version instead—and learn how easy it is to grow your own chives here.

Still hungry? You'll find links to all my sweet and savory Less Fuss, More Flavor recipes in the Farmgirl Fare Recipe Index.

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4 comments:

  1. Your scones are beautiful and I like the idea of splitting and toasting them! :)
    I do a Cheddar Chive scone with cornmeal and buttermilk and sprinkled with cayenne pepper. They are always a big seller at the Farmer's Market.

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  2. Your blog is just sooo cute! I love to visit it!!! From a fellow "Missourian" JL~ @Fruit Tree HIll
    www.fruittreeillhannibal.blogspot.com

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  3. I neeeeed these. MMMMMM!

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  4. These were delicious. They graced our Christmas morning breakfast along with eggs and bacon. Thank you for your blog. I am a regular and invariably the recipe turns out to be a keeper.

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