Scones: Black Pepper and Onion Scones

posted by SandyOH 05-28-100 4:49 PM

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Black Pepper and Onion Scones
Recipe By : Pillsbury, The Complete Book of Baking
Serving Size : 8 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Scones
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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3/4 Cup Chopped onions
1/4 Cup Butter or margarine
2 Cups All-purpose flour
2 Tablespoons Granulated sugar
3 Teaspoons Baking powder
1/2 Teaspoon Black pepper -- coarsely ground
1/2 Cup Whipping cream
1 Large Egg
Butter or margarine -- melted

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a small skillet, cook the onions in 1/4 cup margarine until crisp-tender; set aside and cool slightly. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and pepper; blend well. Add the whipping cream, egg and onions; stir just until moistened.

On a floured surface, gently knead the dough 5 or 6 times. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet; press
into an 8-inch circle, about 1/2 inch thick. Cut into 8 wedges; separate slightly.

Bake for 12 to 16 minutes, or until very light brown. Brush with melted margarine. Cut into wedges; serve warm.

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