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Special Dark Chocolate Chip Scones


1 hour
Skill Level
24 scones

See how easy it is to make dark chocolate chip scones. This recipe features HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips for a decadent flavor that will please all the chocolate lovers in your house. 

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes
Bake Time
17 minutes
Cool Time
5 minutes


  • 3-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder plus 1 teaspoon
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate Chips (12-oz. pkg.)
  • 1/2 cup
    nuts chopped (optional)
  • 2 cups
    whipping cream (chilled)
  • 2 Tbsps
    butter, melted
  • granulated sugar Additional (optional)
  • powdered sugar (optional)

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
pan two baking sheets
mixing bowl mixing bowl
measuring cup measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
chef hat large cutting board
chef hat pastry brush
wire rack wire rack

Heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease 2 baking sheets.


Stir together flour, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts, if desired.

Baking Tip

Try making with a combination of chip flavors.


Stir whipping cream into flour mixture, stirring just until ingredients are moistened.


Turn mixture out onto lightly floured surface. Knead gently until soft dough forms (about 2 minutes). Divide dough into three equal balls. One ball at a time, flatten into 7-inch circle; cut into 8 triangles. Transfer triangles to prepared baking sheets, spacing 2 inches apart. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with additional granulated sugar.


Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm, sprinkled with powdered sugar, if desired. 24 scones.

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