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Caramel Apple Pie Scones

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Caramel Apple Pie Scones are the perfect fall breakfast recipe to enjoy with a cup of hot tea or coffee. They are made with fresh apples and topped with sweet caramel glaze. | www.thefarmgirlgabs.comAlthough fall is not officially here yet, we are starting to show a lot of signs of it on our farm. The pumpkins are turning, the fall crops are planted and we have started to pick our delicious Jersey Fresh Apples. I am fortunate enough to live smack dab in middle of one our apple orchards. It’s pretty nice to just walk out your door and pick an apple or two off the tree to eat or bake with. I did just that the other day and whipped up these delicious Caramel Apple Pie Scones.

Apple picking is a fun family activity during the fall. Even though it is more like a job for my family, I still have a lot of fond memories of taking the kids out into our orchards to pick apples with them. We would bring a bag, walk out our front or back door and just start picking. Talk about convenience. OK, so we are a little spoiled with all the farm fresh goodness we have growing on our farm.

Caramel Apple Pie SconesApples and baking go hand in hand. These Caramel Apple Pie Scones are full of fall flavor. Apples, cinnamon and brown sugar highlight these delicious scones that have the taste and flavor of my favorite caramel apple pie.

Speaking of fond memories with the kids, I’m calling this the “Year of Sentimentality”. It’s a big year for our family – a high school senior and an eighth grader. I am so excited for all that each of their futures hold but a little sad they are not little anymore. One of the ways that I like to preserve those precious family memories is through photos and photo gifts. Shutterfly is a great site with a lot of great photo options and ideas to capture and preserve those memories.

Shutterfly MugSince these scones go perfectly with a cup of hot tea or coffee. I found a really memorable photo mug on the Shutterfly site that is a perfect birthday gift for my husband. Ordering from Shutterfly is so easy. After creating your free online account, you simply upload the photos you want to use for your project and it is automatically saved in your online account files.

I choose two photos for this Celebrate Family mug I ordered – a recent photo I took this summer of the kids at the beach and an older photo of the kids in one of our pumpkin patches. It’s a “then and now” mug that Anthony will love.

How do you like to preserve your photo memories? Well, guess what??!! I am giving away two (2) Shutterfly Photo Mugs to two lucky winners to help preserve your family memories. Simply enter the giveaway by filling out the form below.

5 from 3 votes
Caramel Apple Pie Scones
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
Caramel Apple Pie Scones are the perfect fall breakfast treat, made with fresh apples and topped with sweet caramel glaze.
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 8
Author: Melissa Russo / thefarmgirlgabs.com
Ingredients
  • Scones
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 stick cold butter cubed
  • 1 cup vanilla greek yogurt
  • 4 apples peeled and finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • Caramel Drizzle
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons caramel ice cream syrup
Instructions
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. In medium sauce pan, add diced apples, butter, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 4-5 minute until apples start to bubble.
  5. Remove from heat and cool.
  6. In large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and whisk to incorporate.
  7. With pastry blender, cut in the cubed butter. Small pea-sized pieces should form.
  8. Scoop out cooked apples, leaving juice in pot, and add yogurt.
  9. Mix just until incorporated.
  10. Turn out onto floured surface and shape into round circle about 1 inch thick.
  11. Divide into 8 equal triangles and place on baking sheet.
  12. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  13. Once cooled, mix powdered sugar and caramel syrup together and drizzle over scones.
Disclosure: I received product both for myself and the giveaway from Shutterfly.
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24 Comments

  1. My favorite family memory is the trips we took to Gettysburg in 2013 and to Wyoming, Montana & the Dakotas in 2009. 🙂

  2. Those scones look delicious!

    My favorite fall memory is going to the farm and picking out pumpkins to carve. I did it as a kid and now it’s fun to watch my own kids do it too

  3. My favorite family memory was when we went to the beach with the whole family present that time and we all had a lot of fun together.

  4. My favorite memory is berry picking with my kids when they were little. They would sit right in between the bushes and just pick tons of berries.

  5. My favorite memory is playing soccer! My sisters were sometimes on my team and we had a blast. My parents would come to all of our games and we made such good friends with our teammates.

  6. My favorite way to preserve my photo memories is with a photo book. I can’t tell you how many times I flip through the pages with my family and relive our fondest memories. Shutterfly happens to be the only company I order photo books from because they’re easy to make and turn out great.

  7. 5 stars
    Dear Melissa, You, farm girl, are not spoiled. Yeah, it’s great to walk out your door and pick apples, but running a farm must be an incredible amount of work. Hope you got to put up your feet for even a few moments to enjoy one of these gorgeous caramel apple scones. Your Anthony is going to love his mug, I love personalized gifts like this. I’ve made many Shutterfly photo books through the years and we all love to go back through them and reminisce. XOXO

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