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HAM AND CHEESE SCONES Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp. baking powder
2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper
3 tbsp. chilled butter, cut into small pieces
3/4 cup (3 oz.) shredded reduced-fat extra-sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup finely chopped 33%-less-sodium ham (about 3 oz.)
3/4 cup fat-free buttermilk
2 large egg whites
Cooking spray

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 400.
2. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with knife. Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
3. Stir cheese and ham into flour mixture. Combine buttermilk and egg whites, stirring with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 to 5 times with floured hands.
5. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Score dough into 8 wedges, cutting into but not through dough.
6. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pair with salad or soup for a light meal.

 

 

 

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