Apple Cinnamon Scones

Recipe by HokiesMom
READY IN: 42mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 12 scones
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 400°F Grease a baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, 2 tbls sugar, baking powder, and 1 tsp cinnamon; mix well.
  • With pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in apples and walnuts.
  • In a small bowl, combine milk and egg yolk, blend well.
  • Add milk/egg mixture to the flour mixture and stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • On a lightly floured surface, gently knead dough several times.
  • With floured rolling pin, roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Cut out scones with a 3-inch round cookie cutter.
  • Place 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet.
  • In another small bowl, beat egg white until foamy.
  • Brush egg whites over tops of scones.
  • Mix together the cinnamon and sugar for the topping and then sprinkle this over the scones.
  • Bake for 20-22 minutes or until firm to the touch.
  • Immediately remove from the baking sheet and serve warm.
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