Lady Apple Scones


1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

4 tbs brown sugar, firmly packed, divided

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 cup margarine

1 cup finely chopped, peeled Michigan Apples 

1/4 cup light sour cream

1 egg

1/3 cup chopped pecans

1 tbs light sour cream

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon   


  1. In large mixing bowl, combine flour, 3 tablespoons sugar, salt, soda and baking powder. Using pastry blender, cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add apples, 1/4 cup sour cream, egg and pecans, mixing until combined. On floured surface, lightly knead 5 times.
  2. Place on cookie sheet lightly coated with no-stick cooking spray. With floured hands, press into 8-inch circle. Cut circle into 8 wedges with floured sharp knife. Do not separate wedges. Brush top of dough with remaining 1 tablespoon sour cream and sprinkle with mixture of remaining 1 tablespoon sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Bake in 400°F. oven about 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Recipe courtesy of the Michigan Apple Council.

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