Bacon Cheddar Scones

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5 from 5 votes
Bacon Cheddar Scones are a dream. A savory scone filled with bacon and cheddar cheese that are perfect as a side, as a sandwich as a snack.
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Bacon Cheddar Scones close up on a stack.

Bacon Cheddar Scones are a dream. A savory scone filled with bacon and cheddar cheese that are perfect as a side, as a sandwich or just as a snack.

Bacon Cheddar Scones close up on a stack.

These bacon cheddar scones are amazing for any meal. They are perfect for breakfast, brunch or are incredible as a side for soup or chili. So quick, so warm and yummy, you can not eat just one!

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These scones are so versatile. They are great on their own, to fill with eggs for a breakfast sandwich or as a great side for your favorite meal. What is a scone, find out here.

  • 30 Minutes: They will be ready for whatever you need.
  • Easy Ingredients: All simple ingredients you have on hand.
  • Family Friendly: Everyone will be diving for seconds or thirds.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Use them for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Bacon Cheddar Scones topped with herbs.

What You Need to Make Bacon Scones

Ingredients

  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • White Sugar
  • Salt
  • Butter
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Bacon
  • Green Onions
  • Egg
  • Heavy Whipping Cream

Equipment

How to Make Scones – Step by Step

  • Preheat Oven: First, preheat oven to 400F. Then in a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, white sugar and salt.
  • Mix: Second, place butter in the dry mixture use pastry cutter to combine until it resembles coarse sand and next add 3/4 cup of the cheese, most of the bacon and most of the green onions, reserving some for garnish. Stir well to mix and then add egg and 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream and stir together to form a cohesive dough.
  • Cut: Third, place the dough on a floured work surface and shape into a large circle, about 1″ to 1 1/2″ thick. Cut the circle into 8 equal portions using a pizza slicer. Place the scones on a cookie sheet lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Bake: Finally, brush the tops of each scone with heavy whipping cream and garnish with cheese, bacon and onions. Bake for 18-22 minutes, until lightly golden.

Common Questions About Bacon Cheddar Scones

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A BISCUIT AND A SCONE?

Mostly, it is eggs, scones have eggs, biscuits don’t. Plus the butter is usually cut in.

CAN I ADD CHORIZO OR SAUSAGE ?

Indeed, they would be great additions.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, your best bet is to make more and freeze them.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, they are great stored in at an airtight container at room temperature for up to four days.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH BACON CHEDDAR SCONES?

They are great for any meal, for example:
>Slow Cooker Spicy Beef Stew
>Instant Pot Egg Bites
>Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches
>Skillet Breakfast Potatoes with Cheese

Bacon Cheddar Scones in a bowl with cheese on the side.

Expert Tips for Making Bacon Cheddar Scones

  • Add Chives: This adds another savory element, such good flavor.
  • Cold: All your ingredients should be as cold as possible for best results, freeze your butter.
  • Mixing: Do not over mix, just mix until combined.
  • Before baking: Chill before you bake, again cold is better.
  • Seasoned butter: Garlic butter or other compound butters add additional flavor.

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Bacon Cheddar Scones close up on a stack.

Bacon Cheddar Scones

5 from 5 votes
Bacon Cheddar Scones are a dream. A savory scone filled with bacon and cheddar cheese that are perfect as a side, as a sandwich as a snack.
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Servings: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 2 teaspoons White Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 cup Butter cold and cut into pieces
  • 1 cup Grated Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 slices Bacon chopped
  • 2 Green Onions green parts sliced
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Heavy Whipping Cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, white sugar and salt.
  • Place butter in the dry mixture and use a large fork or pastry cutter to combine with the dry mixture until it resembles coarse sand.
  • Add 3/4 cup of the cheese, most of the bacon and most of the green onions, reserving some for garnish. Stir well to mix.
  • Add egg and 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream and stir together to form a cohesive dough.
  • Place the dough on a floured work surface and shape into a large circle, about 1″ to 1 1/2″ thick.
  • Cut the circle into 8 equal portions using a pizza slicer.
  • Place the scones on a cookie sheet lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Brush the tops of each scone with heavy whipping cream and garnish with cheese, bacon and onions.
  • Bake for 18-22 minutes, until lightly golden.

Expert Tips

  • Add Chives: This adds another savory element,it adds such flavor.
  • Cold: All your ingredients should be as cold as possible for best results, freeze your butter.
  • Mixing: Do not over mix, just mix until combined.
  • Before baking: Chill before you bake, again cold is better.
  • Seasoned butter: Garlic butter or other compound butters add additional flavor.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 360kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 359mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 196mg | Iron: 2mg

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