Cheddar and Onion Scones

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Chopped onion and sharp Cheddar cheese add flavor to these traditional Scottish scones.

Cheddar and Onion Scones
Yield: 18 scones
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  1. 2 tablespoons butter
  2. ½ cup chopped onion
  3. 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  4. 2 tablespoons sugar
  5. 2 teaspoons baking powder
  6. ½ teaspoon salt
  7. ½ cup butter
  8. 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  9. 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Spray a rimmed baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, or until tender. Set aside to cool.
  4. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Stir in cheese, onion mixture, and cream. For each scone, spoon 2 tablespoons dough onto prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  7. Serve warm.
TeaTime Magazine
 From TeaTime September/October 2006

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