Cheese and Chive Scones

Cheese and Chive Scones

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  • cups self rising flour

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • 1

    tablespoon margarine

  • ¾

    cup finely grated cheddar cheese

  • 2

    tablespoons finely snipped chives

  • ¾

    cup milk


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease and flour a baking sheet. Sift flour and salt into a bowl. Rub in the margarine with the fingertips to make a fine crumbs, then add cheese, chives and three-quarters of the milk to make a soft dough. Add remaining milk only if needed. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Press out the dough with the fingertips until 3/4 inch thick. Cut into rounds with a floured biscuit cutter and place on the baking sheet. Brush the tops with milk and bake for about 10 minutes, until well colored and cooked through.


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