Cheese Scones

by Annie
(New Mexico)

2 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons cream of tarter
1 or 2 teaspoon cayenne powder
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
5 oz. cheddar, swiss, or smoky gouda cheese

Mix well, and cut in 3/4 cup cold butter.

Stir in 3/4-1 cup cream. DO NOT OVER MIX.

Roll into large ball and place on buttered cookie sheet. Flatten with hands or floured rolling pin about 1/2 inch thick.

Using a sharp knife, or BEST, a pizza cutter, cut the round dough into 6 or 8 pieces.

''Paint'' top with a beaten egg.

Sprinkle with grated cheese.

Bake 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

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