Chocolate Chip Scones

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Chocolate Chip Scones

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 large egg
  • milk, as needed
  • 1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips
  • egg whites or heavy cream

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the flours, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon; mix well. Cut the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles small peas. Break the egg into a 1-cup measure and add milk to make 2/3 cup. Add the milk, egg and chocolate morsels to the flour mixture and combine lightly until a loose ball is formed. A light hand makes for a light scone. Hand knead the mixture in the bowl 5 to 10 times and then break into 2 equal portions. Press down each ball on an ungreased cookie sheet to form a 6-inch disc. Score each disc into 6 wedges. Brush with a wash of egg whites or heavy cream. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
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