Chocolate Chip Scones
- 3 cups flour
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- I cup butter, (at room temperature)
- 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3 large eggs
- 1/3 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Mix flour and baking powder in bowl. In large bowl beat butter on high speed until creamy. Add sugar and beat 3 to 5 minutes until pale and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each.
Add flour mixture, mix only until blended. Add buttermilk and mix only until blended. Fold in chocolate chips
Scoop 1/3 cupfuls of dough onto cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Loosely cover dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate about 45 minutes. Remove plastic.
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
Turn heat to 325 degrees; bake 15 minutes longer until pale golden.
Cool on wire rack.