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Spicy Southwestern Scones

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1 Ounce
  Half and half/Light cream / milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Chunky salsa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Jalapeno pepper 2 Tablespoon, chopped seeded
Directions

1. Lightly grease a large baking sheet; set aside. In a large mixing bowl stir together the flour, corn-meal, baking powder, chili powder, and garlic salt. With pastry blender, cut in margarine or butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl combine egg, cheese, half-and-half, green onions, salsa and jalapeno. Add to dry mixture. With a fork, stir till moistened.
2. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Quickly knead dough by gently folding and pressing dough 10 to 12 strokes. Pat dough into an 8-inch circle on prepared baking sheet. Cut circle into eight wedges. Separate wedges slightly. Bake in a 400° oven 20 minutes or till golden. Remove from baking sheet; serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Corn
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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