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Jalapeno Pepper Jack Scones

Jalapeno Pepper Jack Scones

  • Author: Natalie
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This buttery cheesy Jalapeno Scones recipe is grain free and is filled with a spicy pepper jack cheese and fresh diced jalapenos. Super easy to make and are the perfect breakfast, brunch, or snack.


  • 1 1/4 cup Almond Flour
  • 1/4 cup Cassava Flour
  • 1/2 cup Tapioca Starch
  • 2 tsp. Hain Baking Powder ( grain-free )
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup shredded fresh pepper jack cheese (or dairy-free substitute )
  • 2 tbsp. diced and seeded fresh jalapenos
  • 4 tbsp. Earth Balance Butter ( cubed )
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 4 tsp. cashew milk


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl beat egg and cashew milk together then set aside.
  4. In a large bowl add and whisk together almond flour, cassava flour, tapioca starch, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Add 4 tbsp. of butter and cut into dry ingredients using a pastry cutter.
  6. Mix in in diced jalapeno’s.
  7. Make a well in the middle of the flour and add beaten egg/ milk mixture, and cheese.
  8. Mix in until thoroughly combined.
  9. Shape dough into a round disc and slice into 8 wedges.
  10. Place wedges onto prepared baking sheet approximately a couple inches apart.
  11. Bake for approximately 15 to 18 minutes until golden brown. Oven temperatures may vary.
  12. Let cool completely before serving.
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: american
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: savory

Keywords: Jalapeno Pepper Jack Scones