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CHEESE SCONES
These are just totally yummy...any time, anywhere, and with anything!
Serves: 8
Prep.Time: 15 minutes + 20 minutes baking
1 tablespoon Baking Powder
1 teaspoon Baking Soda
1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme Leaves
1/4 teaspoon Salt
2 cups All-purpose flour
6 tablespoons Butter
2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
2 Eggs
1/2 cup Buttermilk
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine baking powder, baking soda, thyme, salt and flour. With a pastry-blender or two knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese. In a small bowl with a fork, beat eggs and buttermilk; stir into four mixture just until blended. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface; sprinkle top of dough lightly with flour. With floured hands, gently knead dough 10 times, sprinklig with more flour if needed. Shape dough into a slightly flattened ball, about 7" across; cut into 8 wedges. Place scones onto a ungreased cookie sheet, about 2" apart. Brush tops lightly with buttermilk; bake 18-20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm, or cool on a wire rack to serve later.

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