Apple Scones

Fresh apples are the perfect match for flaky, buttery scones topped with thick, vanilla glaze. 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 16


  • 2 cups Flour
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 T. Baking powder
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 stick Butter cold, cut into about ½” cubes
  • ¾ Half n half or milk, cold
  • 1 Apple medium, peeled and chopped finely
  • Coarse sugar for sprinkling

Vanilla Glaze:

  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 2 T. Half n half or milk
  • ½ tsp. Vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 425*F.
  2. Thoroughly mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  3. Cut in butter with a pastry cutter until most pieces of butter are about the size of a pea.
  4. Stir in chopped apples.
  5. Gently fold in half n half just until dough starts to come together.
  6. Flour a clean work surface and your hands and gently pat out dough into a disc about 1” thick.
  7. Use a pizza cutter to cut the circle into 8 equal triangles. Cut each triangle in half again to get 16 smaller scones.
  8. Arrange scones on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for about 10-14 minutes, or until golden on top.
  9. While scones are cooling, whisk glaze ingredients together until smooth.
  10. When scones are cool, drizzle glaze on top and enjoy!