Cinnamon Chip Scones

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I love cinnamon.  And, any recipe that starts with the word “cinnamon” grabs my attention.  I’ve been looking for a good scone recipe.  One that wasn’t too dry or too complicated to make.  When I came across this recipe, it seemed just right. 

Is it a Keeper?

Holy cow was this recipe easy.  I was a little surprised by how wet the dough was.  When I’ve made scones in the past, I was able to form the dough into a disk and then cut it into the tradition triangle pieces.  That was not happening with this “dough”.

I ended up using my large Pampered Chef scooper to portion the dough.  One scoop made the perfect size.  I also topped my scones with some crystalized sugar.

The recipe calls for cinnamon chips.  The ones I used were made by Hershey’s.  I found them in the baking aisle at my grocery store — right next to the chocolate chips.

While they were baking my house smelled wonderful!  So cinnamon-y!

So, as soon as these puppies came out of the oven (20 minutes exactly for me!), I dove right in.  They were perfect!  A nice crust on the outside and warm and soft on the inside.  It was everything I wanted in a scone.  Plus, they were super cinnamon-y!  Bliss!  I highly recommend this recipe!

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41 thoughts on “Cinnamon Chip Scones”

  1. I just made some cinnamon chip scones myself! I’m so used to rock-hard chewy, tough, dry, BLAND scones, but finally, these changed my life!! Finally, a scone that’s buttery, tender, soft, and delicate. Mmm. Literally the best thing that I’ve made.

    I used a slightly different recipe no egg – so it’s more like a traditional scone recipe. Super moist, light and fluffy, and definitely tender and buttery! I’ll have to try yours and compare!

  2. OH, wow, I love cinnamon, too, and of course, EASY is always good! Found you at EKat’s Friday Potluck… I’d like to invite you to come link your most popular recipe at Make a Food-“e”-Friend Monday #2: Most Popular Recipes from the Food Blogosphere. Looking forward to seeing what that is!

  3. I love cinnamon too! And these sound delicious! Except i’ve never seen cinnamon chips before. Do you think the recipe would be OK if i just leave ’em out, or what if i replace ’em with chocolate chips?

    Tnx for linking these yummies up at my party! 🙂

  4. i never even knew there was such a thing as cinnamon chips…oh wow. you’ve just opened up a world of possibilities here….thanks for linking up to fridays unfolded again!


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  5. Oh I absolutely LOVE cinnamon so these would be right up my alley! I have never actually made scones (too nervous I guess) but I love to bake and I will definitely be trying these soon. Thanks so much for linking up to Inspiration Friday this week!

  6. I can smell them baking. I have got to find the time to get busy in the kitchen!
    Another friday’s favorite for sure 🙂

  7. cinnamon chips? what will they come up with next…i hope it is something just as divine! i can almost taste these scones…my mouth is watering! thank you for sharing this fabulous recipe with tuesday night supper club!

  8. Mister loves scones…all kind of scones. I will be making these for him tomorrow morning. Thanks for sharing them!


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