makes about 32 scones
1 1/2 cups sour cream
1/2 cup cooked, finely crumbled bacon
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup finely chopped assorted fresh herbs
2 green onions, chopped
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cups self-rising flour
6 oz. cream cheese, softened
garnishes: assorted fresh herbs, cooked and crumbled bacon
Preheat oven to 375º. Stir together first 7 ingredients. Stir in flour until blended. (Mixture will be thick.) Spoon batter into lightly greased miniature muffin pans, filling completely full.
Bake at 375º for 26 to 28 minutes or until golden brown. Remove scones from pans to wire rack, and cool completely (about 30 minutes). Spread or pipe tops of scones with cream cheese. Garnish, if desired.
bacon recipe source: Bourbon & Bacon: The Ultimate Guide to the South's Favorite Food Groups, by Morgan Murphy (@_MorganMurphy) and the Editors of Southern Living Magazine (Oxmoor House/Southern Living/Time House Entertainment, Inc., 2014)