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Savory Prosciutto-Parmesan Scones

Coastal Living APRIL 2011

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Bake: 12 Minutes


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut into pieces
  • 4 thin slices (about 2 1/2 ounces) prosciutto, pancetta, or ham, chopped
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped rosemary
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


1. Preheat oven to 450°. Combine first 3 ingredients in a food processor. Add butter, and pulse until mixture forms a coarse crumble. Add prosciutto, cheese, and rosemary; pulse to combine. Add cream, pulsing just until combined. (Dough will be crumbly.)

2. Press or pat dough into an 8-inch round, and cut into 8 wedges. Place wedges 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet, and brush tops with egg.

3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.


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