Cheesy Herb & Garlic Scones

These are not quite your grandmother’s scones. They make a good side dish for soups and stews or can be served with chutney or relish. Add some jalapenos if you want an extra kick.

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Cheesy garlic and herb scones

These aren’t your grandmother’s scones, packed with cheddar cheese and garlic, they’re great as a side dish for soups and stews or can be spread with chutney or relish and enjoyed alone.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese, scones
Servings: 10 scones


  • 50 g butter
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • ¾ cup milk plus extra to brush
  • 100 g grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme


  • Preheat oven to 200°C (conventionaor 180°C (fan forced).
  • In a bowl, use your hands to rub butter into flower until mixture reaches a breadcrumb consistency.
  • Mix through thyme, garlic and cheese. Create a well in the centre of the mixture and pour in milk. Mix with a spatula until a soft dough begins to form.
  • Turn onto floured surface and knead gently until the dough becomes smooth (no more than 2 minutes).
  • Roll out dough to 2cm thick. Cut into 10 even, square pieces. Place on a lined baking tray and brush with milk. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot.

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