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From the Kitchen of the Tuck Inn:
17 High St., Rockport, MA, 01966    1-800-789-7260    978-546-7260
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2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. Salt
3 Tbs. Sugar
1/ 2 stick butter
7 Tbs. Half and half
1 egg plus 1 extra yolk
2 tsp. Vanilla extract
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Extra sugar for sprinkling

In large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Cut butter into dry mixture with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture is about pea-sized bits. In small bowl, mix, half and half, eggs, and vanilla. Pour liquids over the dry ingredients, and add choc chips. Stir mixture to form a dense dough. Knead 5 to 7 turns. Form into about a 5 inch plump ball. Place the ball on a greased and floured baking sheet, and cut a shallow "X" with a sharp knife on the top of the scone. Sprinkle with extra sugar.

Bake at 375 for 35-40 minutes or until scone turns golden brown.

From: Linda Yockelson