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Ham & Cheese Scones

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Baked Goods, Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best ham and cheese scones recipe, breakfast & brunch, easy ham and cheese scones recipe, ham and cheese scones
Servings: 8


  • baking sheet 17" x 13" or larger


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup cooked ham chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • ¼ cup green onions chopped
  • 8 tbsp cold unsalted butter 1 stick cut into chunks
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
  • In a large bowl: combine flour, salt, pepper, baking powder, baking soda, onion, garlic, sugar and mix.
  • Add chunks of butter into the bowl. Use a dough blender, your fingers or a fork to blend the flour mixture and butter together until pea size crumbs.
  • Add chopped ham, shredded cheese, chopped green onions and mix.
  • Pour heavy cream into the mix and combine until everything comes together.
  • Coat the cutting board or counter with 2-3 tsp of flour. Place the mixture on the board and shape into a round ball. Use a dough roller or palm of your hand to flatten to about 1" thick. Cut them into 8 triangles and place on a baking sheet. Watch the video for reference.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until gold brown.

Serve immediately and enjoy!