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Make Mouth Watering Sun Dried Tomato and Bacon Scones




One aspect of cuisine that many Americans enjoy are breads. Our Tennessee resort chef, Chris Nance, loves to create with bread and pasta recipes. One of his favorite recipes is for a Sun Dried Tomato and Bacon Scone, which Chef Nance will be demonstrating for our Christmas in July event.

Make Mouth Watering Tomato and Bacon Scones from Whitestone Country Inn on Vimeo.


  • scone-ingredients-whitestone2 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Crushed Basil
  • 1 Stick Butter
  • Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • 4 Strips of Bacon – Cooked and Chopped
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream


  1. scone-triangles-whitestoneCombine flour, baking powder, oregano, garlic powder, salt and crushed basil in a bowl
  2. Add cubed butter to the mixture
  3. Add sun dried tomatoes and bacon to your butter and herb mixture
  4. In separate bowl mix eggs, milk, and sour cream
  5. Make a well in the middle of your dry herb mixture; pour wet mixture into well
  6. Mix all ingredients together
  7. Flour a work area and knead dough for 5-10 minutes
  8. Separate dough into two equal pieces
  9. Pat into flat circles and finally form to a square
  10. Divide square into quarters
  11. Cut quarters into triangles and place on baking sheet with parchment paper
  12. Place into oven at 400 degrees fahrenheit for 5 minutes
  13. Take scones out of oven and top with cheese
  14. Place again in oven for 7-10 minutes or until lightly golden brown

About the Chef


Chef Nance has delighted Whitestone guests for over six years. Whitestone utilizes several of Chef Nance’s original recipes as signature dishes throughout the year. His talents combine classic southern comfort food along with unique flavor combinations that offer wonderful sensations for anyone’s palate. Chef Nance believes that culinary creations should have vibrant flavors that are unique, yet simple and bold enough for a person to identify ingredients. Chris welcomes conversations and critiques from meal participants. “That feedback is what makes me strive to be a better chef.”

Chef Nance is an exceptional teacher during Whitestone’s Annual Chocolate Lovers’ Experience event.
Contact our Events Center if you have a group that would like to organize a private cooking class with Chef Nance.

Deneise Lane
Whitestone Events Coordinator