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Cinnamon Chip Scones

These Cinnamon Chip Scones go great with coffee during the holiday season.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword Cinnamon Chip Scones
Prep Time 18 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 312 kcal
Author Yvonne


  • 2 c. whole wheat pastry flour*
  • 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon divided
  • 1/2 c. cold butter
  • 2/3 c. cinnamon baking chips
  • 1/2 c. plus 1 tbsp. heavy whipping cream divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. coarse sugar


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. 

  2.  Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in baking chips.

  3. Whisk 1/2 c. cream and egg together; stir unto crumb mixture just until moistened.

  4. Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead 10 times. Pat into a 9-in. circle. Cut into 12 wedges and place on greased baking sheet.  

  5. Brush with remaining cream. Combine coarse sugar and remaining cinnamon; sprinkle over tops.

  6. Bake at 400 F for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

[My 2 Cents]
*You don't have to use whole wheat pastry flour, you can use all-purpose flour for the entire recipe if you like. I also chose to drizzle them with some melted white chocolate, but they are fabulous without - so you decide if you want the extra bit of sweetness or not.

Adapted from Taste of Home December 2011

Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Chip Scones
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 81mg4%
Potassium 290mg8%
Carbohydrates 44g15%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Calcium 83mg8%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.