Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Cinnamon Chip Scones

Ever since I saw these cinnamon chip scones on How Sweet It Is, I've been dreaming about them. It did,  however, take me forever to make them because I couldn't find cinnamon chips anywhere. I looked all around Nashville and even Chattanooga, and still couldn't find them. One day I was flipping through my King Arthur Flour catalog and there they were, cinnamon mini baking chips. I ordered a bag and within days I made my first batch of scones. To die for, seriously.

Scones are so easy to make and they freeze well, so you can make a batch or two ahead of time. I'm totally making a batch for breakfast for the day after Thanksgiving. These will be great while standing in line on Black Friday!

Cinnamon Chip Scones

3 1/4 C. all purpose flour
1/3 C. sugar
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 C. butter, cold
1 C. buttermilk
1 tsp. vanilla
3/4 C. cinnamon chips

Preheat oven to 425.

Mix the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until it forms coarse crumbs. Stir in buttermilk and vanilla. Fold in the cinnamon chips. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently.

Divide the dough in half and pat into 7 inch round circles. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with a cinnamon sugar mixture, if desired. Cut into 8 wedges.

Bake at 425 for 13-15 minutes.

This recipe makes 16 scones.



  1. Thank you for sharing a scone with me. They are yummy!! And I do believe today is your birthday? Have a happy one :-)

  2. I love all things cinnamon and this recipe is packed with that flavor. So consider me in on making these lovely gems for breakfast. Yum!

  3. cinnamon chips are the best! the scones look really good, perfect for breakfast

  4. I love King Arthur flour catalog and these chips! I put them in cinnamon rolls and also use their potato flour for the rolls- to die for! These scones look delicious and I never thought about freezing them! Thanks!


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