Apricot White Chocolate Scones

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

These were SO good! They're not overly sweet, but so tender and yummy. My first time making scones was a big success; they disappeared really quickly at the office with many requests for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In large bowl cut together butter, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt until mixture is crumbly.
  3. Stir in apricots and white chocolate chips.
  4. Add eggs, half& half and vanilla so dough forms a ball.
  5. Turn dough onto a floured surface and knead lightly 10 times.
  6. Divide dough into two equal portions.
  7. On greased baking sheets pat each portion of dough into an 8" circle, and cut each circle into 8 wedges.
  8. Sprinkle with sugar if desired.
  9. Bake about 15 minutes, until golden.
  10. Serve warm.

Reviews

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My first attempt at scones and it was a good one. It took about a half hour for me to make these, but I'm kinda slow and kept rereading the directions to get it right. I also cooked them for about 25 minutes. These were a big hit, especially with me. Just a hint of sweetness, and the sugar sprinkled on at the end is a must. I would increase the amount of dried apricots to maybe a whole cup or I was thinking this would be good made with Craisins (sweetened dried cranberries). This is a keeper. Thanks!

Kim127 March 24, 2003

These are very good. I just had one warm out of the oven. The next time I may use semi-sweet chocolate instead of white since it goes very well with apricots. Thanks for the recipe.

Wendy13 March 30, 2003

These were delicious. I found the dough a bit difficult to work with...very crumbly. I substituted buttermilk for the half-and-half but next time I'll use the half-and-half and add a bit more or reduce the flour measure slightly to see if the dough will stick together. There was no way I could knead the dough without overhandling it.

sadielady May 06, 2003

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