Apple Cheddar Scones

READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by keen5

These are wonderful for brunch or add a scoop of ice cream and they make a great dessert. This recipe came from Taste Of Home magazine.

Top Review by Snicklefritzie

I have made these scones many times, and they have always turned out perfect for me. I use a Granny-Smith apple and I shred my own cheddar cheese (when they pack the shredded, they put something with it to keep it from clumping). You have to have a very light hand with scone dough, don't knead it much. My picky DS loves these!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients.
  2. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in buttermilk just until moistened.
  4. Gently fold in the cheese and apples.
  5. Turn onto a floured surface; knead 10 times.
  6. Pat into a 9-inch circle.
  7. Cut into eight wedges.
  8. Separate wedges and place on a greased baking sheet.
  9. Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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