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Apricot Almond Scones

Rated as 3.7 out of 5 Stars
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"Perfect for your morning coffee break, these classic scones with dried apricots have just a hint of almond."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 250
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 scones)

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a large cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Combine flour and sugar in large bowl; mix well. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in apricots.
  2. Beat egg in 1-cup measuring cup. Add enough buttermilk to egg to make 1 cup. Stir in almond extract. Add buttermilk mixture to flour mixture; stir gently until soft dough forms. Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls about 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Brush scones with 2 tablespoons melted butter. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 250 calories; 10.7 35.9 4.2 42 408 Full nutrition

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I modified the original recipe so it's not a 5-star but I loved the final product. After reviewing other comments, I added 2 things - double (triple) the almond extract and 3-4 oz of almond pas...

Most helpful critical review

I have tried it and the best part was the apricots. Sorry very boring , non flavored scones

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I modified the original recipe so it's not a 5-star but I loved the final product. After reviewing other comments, I added 2 things - double (triple) the almond extract and 3-4 oz of almond pas...

These were amazing! Loved the texture and the flavor. I did add a little vanilla extract with the almond extract. This was my first time using buttermik. Loved them!

I have tried it and the best part was the apricots. Sorry very boring , non flavored scones

It, surprisingly, didn't taste like apricots or almonds. I tried topping it with an apricot preserve & powdered sugar glaze. Didn't really fix the bland flavor but it helped with the boring appe...

I like how simple this was for a quick scone in the morning. The flavor was a little bland so definitely needs more extract. I followed recipe and just added 1/4 tsp vanilla, but it really wasn’...

These scones are so tasty did add 1/2 C instead of 1/3C sugar 2T almond extract. 1/2C sliced toasted almonds!

I made this recipe to use left-over finely chopped dried apricots from a previous recipe (apricot/almond pierogi). Since my apricots were already mind with almonds, I didn't add almond extract. ...

Since I altered the recipe by reducing the sugar to 1/4 cup, due to adding almond paste that was suggested another reviewer, I gave the recipe 4 stars. Overall a good recipe, although the dough ...