Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones

 

If there is one kitchen memory I’m sure my kids will have, it will be of baking scones.  We have one recipe that we make religiously.  I mean we make these at least once a month.  They are THE perfect scone, they are flakey and buttery.  Each little scone has dozens of little chocolate chips, but the scone’s themselves are not too sweet.  My son eats 4 per sitting, they are that good!

I love having  my kids help with the scones.  They are easy to throw together.  There is no rolling at all.  My kids are very good at patting out the dough and using the cookie cutters to extract each scone.  But the best part about making these scones are the scraps of dough that are left over.   My three little chefs fight for each piece.  Since there are no eggs, I don’t mind them eating the dough!

My oldest daughter assisted me with this recent batch.   It was actually her idea to make them.  So I figured you shouldn’t take my word on how good these scones taste, you should take hers!

Hi my name is Ellie, I’m 9 years old and I love to bake with mom.  I love scones too.   I love them because you can taste the chocolate chips and it also tastes like cookie dough. My brother and sister  probably  like them for the same reason.   At the end we love to eat the left over pieces of the cookie dough.  I love the shape of them and if you use juice in place of cream,  you can almost taste it.   I love that they are a breakfast treat.

 

Chocolate Chip Scones

All that’s left for me to say, is GO MAKE YOURSELF SOME SCONES!

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Chocolate Chip Scones
 
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Ingredients
  • 3 ½ cups flour
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 12oz bag mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400. Lightly grease baking sheets and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add in cubed butter and cut in with a pasty cutter or two knives until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add chocolate chips and cream. Mix with fingers just until blended.
  3. Pour out your dough onto a floured work surface. Gently pat dough into a large, flat circle. Using a cookie or a biscuit cutter, cut out scones and place on baking sheet, reworking dough as you go.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes or until edges are just slightly brown. Remove scones to a cooling rack.

I’ll be sharing this recipe with these fabulous sites as well as to: Jam Hands, The DIY Dreamer and

33 Responses

  1. Beautiful! Cant wait to make these! Love the part from your sweet girl!

    • Thank you Amanda! I’ll tell Ellie, she’ll be thrilled!

  2. kimslittlelife

    We love scones, and my kids love to help out in the kitchen!

    • Yes, COOKIE DOUGH! Perfect for kids and adults alike! Thanks Loretta!

  3. Awww! So sweet you let her participate in your blog! These sound like a winner. Pinning!

    • Thanks Shiloh, she loved it and has already asked if she could write some more!

  4. Love your daughter’s description! Can’t go wrong with scones that taste like cookie dough!

    • That’s true! But I guess you can’t go wrong with anything that tastes like cookie dough!

  5. How wonderful that your daughter participate here :) :)
    You’d be surprised but I’ve never baked scones.
    I like these and I’m pinning this post

    • Thanks Winnie! Scones are so easy and really are a wonderful breakfast treat!

  6. Any baked good that comes with such a high recommendation from such a reputable source must be incredibly good! Be sure to thank Ellie for us. :)

    • She is my biggest critic! If she says it’s good, it’s good!

  7. Okay, I must try these! I’m in love with scones lately. :) I love that you put her words in the post!

    • I see what both have a thing for scones!! Ellie was so proud of herself!

  8. My husband loves all things chocolate chip! Need to try this :)

  9. These look so delicious – I’m sure my kiddos would like them as much as yours. :) I’d be thrilled if you’d link up at this week’s Off the Hook!

    • Thank you! I’ll definitely link up!

  10. Sharon Oakes

    Love your recipes!

  11. These would be perfect with a hot cup of coffee! I am going to try these soon:) Thanks for sharing!

    • YES! Coffee, tea, juice, water…they go with everything. Thanks Shannon!

  12. I’m so happy that Ellie is baking with her Mom–that’s how I learned to bake over 50 years ago! I’m old.
    My favorite food group is scones. Any day that begins with scones is a good day. Thanks for a sweet post.

    • Thank you very much Cindy. Ellie was so pleased with herself! And I agree, starting the day with the scone is starting the day right.

    • My daughter always request these! Thank you Rachel!

  13. [...] I couldn’t let break go by without taking the time to bake!   My kids love to make chocolate chip scones the best!  And they enjoy playing with piping bags when I make cupcakes.  But no one can [...]

  14. Deborah

    What type of juice was Ellie talking about, instead of the cream? Thanks :)

    • Sometimes we use orange juice instead of cream.

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