Tuesdays With Dorie – Apple Cheddar Scones

by Jessica on July 1, 2008

Apple Cheddar Scones 2

I was a little wary when I read this week’s recipe on the TWD board. I wasn’t sure what apples and cheddar would taste like together in a scone. I do remember my grandpa eating cheddar with a slice of apple pie and my dad sitting alongside him doing the same thing… so I figured, it couldn’t be that bad. I’ve also wanted to try my hand at scones, so I headed to the store to find those elusive dried apples.

I know the guys at my local grocery, so I knew I’d be searching for these babies on my own. 🙂 After going down each obvious aisle (snacks, produce, baking, etc.), I was about to give up and get the dried cinnamon apple/cranberry mix (thus having to pick out all the apples in the bag). Finally, as I was heading to the checkout line, I noticed all these dried fruits and nut mixes. Hallelujah!! Dried apples… at $1.99, no less!

Apple Cheddar Scones

These weren’t my absolute favorite, but they were pretty tasty. I’d love to try them with different add-ins or maybe even apple butter… how yummy!!

Apple Cheddar Scones (pg. 32)
Source: Baking – From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspan

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

1 April B July 1, 2008 at 9:20 am

Great looking scones!

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2 Amy (Sing for your supper) July 1, 2008 at 10:38 am

They look great! Very rustic! And yes, I bet they would be delicious with apple butter!!!

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3 Susan July 1, 2008 at 12:03 pm

Your photos are great…nice job!

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4 Caitlin July 1, 2008 at 1:42 pm

Apple butter sounds like a wonderful accompaniment.

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5 Kelly July 1, 2008 at 3:13 pm

I agree, I would like to try them with a few more add-ins to give them a more pronounced flavor. Yours look very pretty though.

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6 Erin July 1, 2008 at 6:38 pm

These look great! I love apple butter and I bet it would be delicious with these scones!

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7 pamela July 1, 2008 at 6:53 pm

I agree with you and everyone else about the apple butter…it sounds great. They look wonderful.

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8 Christine July 1, 2008 at 8:29 pm

Beautiful photos and your scones look delicious!

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9 Heather B July 1, 2008 at 9:17 pm

Your scones look great! I bet they would be so delicious with apple butter!

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10 Erin July 1, 2008 at 10:31 pm

Those scones are beautiful as are your waffles and danish braid. There’s a lot of butter being passed this week between DB and TWD!

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11 rainbowbrown July 2, 2008 at 8:12 pm

Your scones browned beautifully. Nice work there lady!

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12 Rebecca July 2, 2008 at 8:26 pm

These weren’t my favorite either, but your pics are hot, and isn’t that what matters? 😉

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13 Kristen July 2, 2008 at 8:38 pm

Your post made me remember I have some caramel apple or cinnamon apple butter in the freezer to dig out and try with these. Good job!

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14 mari July 7, 2008 at 8:13 am

Yummy, I’m going to bake off the other half of my batch tonite and have them with soup (again)!

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15 Dolores July 8, 2008 at 7:51 pm

Mmmm… Apple butter would be awesome. 🙂

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