Sour Cream and Chive Scones

Sour Cream and Chive Scones

These savory scones, traditionally served at breakfast or tea, can also spice up dinner with their sour cream and chive flavor.

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 scone)


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 none large egg, lightly beaten
  • none Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 400°.

Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in chives and cheese. Combine sour cream, milk, and egg; add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times. Pat dough into a 7-inch circle on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cut dough into 10 wedges, cutting to, but not through bottom of dough.

Bake at 400° for 16 to 18 minutes or until lightly golden. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 165none
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Protein: 5.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 21.5g
  • Cholesterol: 38mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 355mg
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Calcium: 139mg

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Sour Cream and Chive Scones Recipe