Eagle Ridge Inn's Cheddar Cheese Scones

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“Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is located in the northwest corner of Illinois just six miles from the historic town of Galena, home to nine Civil War generals and United States President Ulysses S. Grant. Resting time not included in preparation time.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter a large or two small baking sheets.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together.
  3. Blend in butter with a pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Add cream, eggs, Cheddar and onions; blend just until all ingredients are combined.
  5. Cover and let dough rest at least 35 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  7. If desired, divide dough into two parts.
  8. Knead dough about ten times.
  9. Roll out to a round about 3/4" thick.
  10. Place on prepared baking sheet; sprinkle top with parmesan cheese.
  11. Score a large round into 16 wedges; if you made two rounds, score into 8 each.
  12. Bake 35 to 38 minutes or until a deep golden brown.
  13. Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

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