Have you ever tried a cheese scone? It’s a quick, easy and delicious recipe made up of crumbly dough filled with bits of butter and lots of cheesy flavor. A yummy appetizer that everyone will love! One batch can make up to two dozen scones. 


  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 oz. grated cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup ice-cold water
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt 
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds, for topping 
  1. In a food processor, blend the flour and butter together until crumbly.
  2. Add the cheese, baking powder and salt, then slowly add in the cold water during mixing.
  3. Once the dough turns into a ball, form walnut-size balls of dough, dip in the sesame seeds, then place on a parchment paper-lined baking tray.
  4. Bake on 400°F for 15 minutes or until browned.

Naomi Hazan is a self-taught chef based in New York. She’s been in love with food for as long as she can remember and credits that mostly to her strong Middle Eastern roots and family. Naomi started cooking at the age of 12 for family, holidays, and small get-togethers among her friends. Today, she caters for all types of affairs, from intimate sheva brachos to events for hundreds of people. Naomi always had a strong belief that good food is one of the best ways to bring people together - after all, some of the best times are shared over a great meal. Naomi can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.