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8 cheddar and chive scones kept in a circle

Cheddar & Chives Scones

These savory scones are packed with chunks of cheddar cheese and accented with fresh chives.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Bake Time 22 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine European
Servings 8 scones


  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Tsp Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Cold Butter
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese (grated)
  • 1/3 Cup Chives
  • 3/4 Cup Heavy Cream


  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar.
  • Cut cold butter into the flour until the mixture is unevenly crumbly with some of the butter remaining in larger pieces.
  • Mix in cheddar and chives until evenly distributed.
  • Add 3/4 cup of the cream and stir to combine until the dough comes together.
  • Transfer the dough to a well floured surface.
  • Pat the dough into a smooth 7" disk with about 3/4" thickness. Use a knife to cut the disk into 8 wedges.
  • Brush the scones with a bit of cream and move them to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake the scones for 22-24 min, until they are golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and cool on the pan.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature!


Keyword cheddar&chives, cheddarscones, cheesyscones, savoryscones, scones
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