Easy St. Patrick's Day Recipes - Dye Free Cheddar Cheese Green Scones

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Mar. 14, 2013

These GREEN Spinach Cheddar Chive Scones will get your kids in the festive St. Patrick's Day spirit and excited about eating their greens!


All purpose flour 2 1/4 Cup (36 tbs)
Baking powder 2 1/2 Teaspoon
White sugar 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Fresh spinach 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely chopped
Chives 8 , finely chopped
Unsalted butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , chilled and chopped into cubes
White cheddar cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , shredded
Whole milk 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)



1. Preheat the oven at 400°F. Place the parchment paper on a baking sheet and set aside.


2. In a large bowl add in the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.

3. Add in the butter to the flour mixture and mix with fingertips.

4. Stir in spinach, chives and cheddar cheese into the flour. Toss with the fork. Pour in the milk, mix all the ingredients with fork until well combined. Knead with hands until forms dough.

5. Take out the parchment paper from the baking sheet and place over a chopping board.

6. Place the dough over the parchment paper and gently press with hands to form a square.

7. Cut the dough into 9 even squares.

8. Bake for 25 minutes at 400 degrees F.


9. Spread butter over the scones and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 572Calories from Fat 270

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.7%

Saturated Fat 18 g90%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 628 mg26.17%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet