• 2 Ratings

Scones need not be sweet. This savory scone recipe calls for just a spoonful of honey to balance out the salty, delicious Gruyere cheese.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Place 1 1/4 cups walnuts on a baking sheet. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until toasted. Coarsely chop 1 cup of the walnuts. Finely grind remaining walnuts; set aside. Increase oven temperature to 375°F.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl combine flour, finely ground walnuts, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in the 4 ounces Gruyère, 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, and thyme. Make a well in center of mixture. In a small bowl combine egg, buttermilk, honey, and mustard; add ll at once to flour mixture. Using a fork, stir just until moistened.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead dough by folding and gently pressing it for 10 to 12 strokes or until nearly smooth. Divide in half. Pat or lightly roll each half to a 3/4-inch thick circle, about 6 inches in diameter. Cut each circle in 8 triangles. Place triangles 2 inches apart on greased or parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Instructions Checklist
  • Transfer to cooling rack. If desired, top with additional cheese, walnuts, and thyme. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; 15 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 5 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 37 mg cholesterol; 229 mg sodium. 95 mg potassium; 17 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 6 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 243 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 44 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 151 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Reviews

2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0