These Cheddar Bacon Scones are the perfect side dish recipe that makes a great addition to any meal.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I may just be the world’s worst baker.
Which essentially means that homemade bread is typically out of the question. Which really is a shame because there are few things I like more than bread.
When I helped my aunt make a savory scones recipe this year at Christmas, you can imagine my delight to discover how easy they are to make!!! No yeast required!
These Cheddar Bacon Scones really are one of the easiest homemade scones recipes, and they’re perfect for serving alongside a meal of soup or salad.
The addition of Cheddar cheese, chives and BACON really takes this homemade savory scones recipe to the next level. I love that the cheese adds some moisture to the scones so they’re not too dry.
What’s best about scones is that there’s no yeast or rising involved. Just combine all the ingredients, shape into a round, and cut into triangles!
Cheddar Bacon Scones are also perfect for a party. I suggest slicing them into 8ths, and then cut each triangle in half again to make smaller scones for entertaining.
Next time you’re looking to mix up your side dish recipe for dinner, give these Cheddar Bacon Scones a try! They’re a super easy and delicious recipe for savory scones that’s the perfect addition to a soup or salad entree.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1 cup whipping cream, divided
- 3/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup bacon, cooked and finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Cut butter into flour mixture and mix until crumbly. Freeze for 5 minutes.
- Add 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons cream, cheese, bacon, chives and pepper. Stir until just combined.
- Turn dough out onto wax paper. Gently shape dough into a 7-inch rounds.
- Cut the round into 8 even triangles (like a pizza). Place wedges on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining cream.
- Bake for 13 to 15 minutes or until golden.