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Maple Cream Cheese Apple Scones

Cream cheese makes these beautiful apples scones SO flaky inside and maple syrup adds just the right touch of fall.---These scones are the best fall breakfast straight outta the oven!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 scones


  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter cubed into 1/2-in pieces
  • 1/3 cup softened cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 medium apples peeled and diced into 1/2-in cubes
  • Additional maple syrup for brushing


  • Preheat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, and sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Mix in cream cheese, maple syrup, egg, cream, and vanilla until a shaggy dough forms. Mix in apples.
  • Turn dough onto a floured surface and gently knead several times until dough comes together. Pat dough into a 1-in thick round. Cut the round into 8 wedges and place wedges on prepared baking sheet. Brush wedges with additional maple syrup.
  • Bake scones at 425F 13-15 minutes or until golden-brown. Remove from oven and cool on a wire cooling rack. Serve warm and enjoy!