When the morning munchies hit, sometimes my typical quick-fix breakfast—either yogurt, oatmeal or the leftover scraps of whatever my kids poked with their forks but didn’t eat—just doesn’t cut it. On days like that, the only thing that can satisfy my craving for something both filling and comforting is the sausage-cheddar scone from Dancing Mule Coffee (1945 S. Glenstone Ave., Springfield). It’s served piping hot, and when you crack open this giant, dreamy nugget, tendrils of steam come pouring out. Inside, the crumb is fluffy and delicate—and it’s speckled with globs of melted cheddar cheese and crumbles of breakfast sausage. Every bite is the ideal ratio of carbs and protein, and it tastes perfect with an iced double espresso to really kickstart the day. And since Dancing Mule has a drive-through, it’s supremely convenient for me and any other busy parent who has ever snarfed down a bagel that their 6-year-old has already licked the cream cheese off of. We deserve better, moms. We deserve sausage-cheddar scones.