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 minutesminutes
Cook Time 15 minutesminutes
Total Time 25 minutesminutes
2cupswhite whole wheat flour
2tablespoonscoconut sugaror brown sugar
1/2cupcold buttercubed into 1/2-in pieces
1/3cupsoftened cream cheese
2medium applespeeled 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!