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Savory Cherry Sones with Sharp Cheddar & Chives

Kristin Guy
Course Baking
Servings 8 large scones


  • 2 cups Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 cup very coarsely grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup snipped fresh chives
  • 1 cup dried tart cherries
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Bonne Maman Cherry Preserves for serving


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F, grease baking sheet with butter and set aside. Add the flour, salt, baking powder and sugar into a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment mix on low until fully integrated. Add butter and mix until crumbled. Add cheddar, chives and cherries and mix well. Next add cream and mix until dough forms together.
  • Transfer dough onto a floured surface and form a flat disc approx 3/4 tall. Place onto baking sheet and cut into 8 pieces. Place in oven for 22 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool on baking sheet and serve with cherry preserves.