Cheese Pepper Scones

  • 6 Tbsp butter, divided use
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk image placeholder

Preheat oven to 425° F.

Melt 2 Tbsp butter in a skillet and sauté chopped onion and chopped red bell pepper until soft; set aside.

In a large bowl mix together flour, baking powder, salt, white pepper, and cayenne pepper. Cut in 4 Tbsp butter until coarse crumbs are formed. Stir in Gruyere cheese, cheddar cheese, the onion mixture, and milk; stir just to blend.

On a lightly floured flat surface, form the dough into 12 rounds, flatten, and place on a greased baking sheet. Brush with milk. Bake for 15 minutes.

Servings: 12 scones
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member