Bacon and Cheddar Chive Scones

Directions

  1. Select the Preheat function on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 320°F, and press Start/Pause
  2. Place the bacon in the preheated air fryer basket.
  3. Select the Bacon function, set time to 15 minutes, and press Start/Pause
  4. Remove the bacon when done cooking and cut into pieces. Set aside the pieces of cut bacon and reserve the bacon grease in two separate bowls. 
  5. Whisk together flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, and reserved bacon grease until well combined. 
  6. Cut the butter into the flour using a pastry blender or your hands until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Mix the cheddar cheese, bacon pieces, and chopped chives. 
  7. Fold the cream mixture into the flour mixture until it combines, then roll it out to 6-in x 6-in square. 
  8. Cut the dough diagonally two times making 4 scones and heavy cream on top of the scones.
  9. Select the Preheat function on the Cosori Air Fryer, adjust to 350°F, and press Start/Pause.
  10. Place the scones into the preheated air fryer basket lined with parchment paper. 
  11. Adjust the temperature to 350°F, set time to 20 minutes, and press Start/Pause. Flip the scones halfway through cooking.