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What's for dinner?

Sage and White Cheddar Scones

Makes 8

4 cups unsifted, unbleached, all-purpose flour

4 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

3/4 tsp. dried & rubbed sage

1/4 tsp. sweet paprika

2/3 cup veggie shortening

1 1/2 cups shredded White Cheddar Cheese

1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan Cheese

1 1/3 cups milk

1 Tbsp Dijon mustard

1 Tbsp half-and-half

  1. Heat oven to 425. Grease large baking sheet. In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, sage and paprika using a pastry blender, cut in shortening till like coarse crumbs. Stir in 1 1/4 cup of cheddar cheese and Parmesan.

  2. In at two cup liquid measure, stir together milk and mustard. Add to cheese mixture. Mix lightly with a fork till forms a soft dough.

  3. Turn dough out to a lightly floured surface and knead 5 to 6 times gently. Divide in half. Lightly flour a rolling pin. Roll one half of dough into a 7 inch round. Cut into 4 wedges. Repeat with other half.

  4. Place wedges one inch apart on prepared pan. Pierce tops with a fork. Brush tops w/ half and half and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cheddar cheese.

  5. Bake till golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes.

I havn't tried this recipe but plan to do so for our dinner this night. I will take some pic's and let you know how it turns out. Let me know if you try it.

Happy Thursday!

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