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Bacon Cheddar Jalapeno Scones

Bacon Cheddar Jalapeno Scones

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly cracked pepper
  • 1/2 cup cold butter cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 2 cups freshly grated cheddar cheese
  • 3 green onions sliced thinly
  • 12 slices bacon cooked and diced
  • 2 - 3 jalapenos diced
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, and black pepper. While the mixer is running, add the cubes of butter one at a time. Once the mixture reaches a meal-like consistency, add the grated cheese.
  • Add the green onions, bacon, jalapenos, and the buttermilk. Mix together with a large spoon until everything just comes together.
  • Lightly flour a surface and place the dough on it. If you need to, gently knead once or twice. Pat into about a 9" circle. Cut into 8 wedges.
  • Place the wedges on a baking sheet. Whisk together the egg and water, and brush the surfaces. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until golden brown and set in center.