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Black Pepper and Asiago Scones


  • 1 box biscuit mix (9 ounces), such as Jiffy brand

  • 2 teaspoons coarse black pepper

  • 1/2 cup cream

  • A couple pinches of salt

  • 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese, available in the specialty cheese case at the grocery store

  • A generous grating of fresh nutmeg

  • 1 egg, beaten with a splash water

  • 1 teaspoon sugar


Pre-heat oven to 375­°F.

Combine biscuit mix, black pepper, cream, salt, cheese and nutmeg. Pile mixture into four large mounds or eight small mounds on a nonstick cookie sheet. Brush scones with egg wash and sprinkle with a little sugar. Bake for 10-12 minutes for large scones, or 7-8 minutes for small scones.