Blueberry Bacon Scones

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Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 12-15 minutes
Portions: 8
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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄3 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 3⁄4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  2. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and oil.
  4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Stir in the blueberries and bacon.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.
  6. Pat the dough into an 8-inch circle. Cut the dough into 8 wedges. Place the wedges on a greased baking sheet.
  7. Whisk the milk and egg together. Brush the tops of the scones with the egg and milk mixture.
  8. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.

About This Recipe

Don’t choose between savory and sweet – these Blueberry Bacon Scones perfectly balance both! The smokiness of the bacon complements the sweetness of the fresh, juicy blueberries and warmth of the cinnamon. It’s a one-bowl recipe that’s easy to make and easy to love – even the blueberries go in whole. And, kids can help with stirring, kneading and spreading out the dough. Treat your whole household to a boost of blue, fresh out of the oven!

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