Apricot Scones

These scones are moist with a little tartness from the apricot, and a slight sweetness from the chocolate. There is a special kind of comfort in every bite. A great recipe to make with a child or friend or a gift to share with a neighbor hot out of the oven.

Apricot Scones

There is a slight sweetness from the chocolate and a little tartness from the apricot making it a special kind of comfort in every bite.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Bake 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Party Foods
Servings 12 scones


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 6 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup milk for brushing tops of scones


  • Preheat oven to 375° F
  • In a large bowl, stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Cut butter into ½ inch cubes and add to flour mixture. Mix together until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  • In a small bowl whisk together cream and egg. Combine cream mixture to flour mixture and knead until combined.
  • Add chopped apricots, walnuts, and white chocolate chips.
  • With a lightly floured work surface pat out the dough to a thickness of about ¾ inch, using a 2 ½ to 2 ¾ inch cookie cutter. Cut the dough into circles. Gather the scraps of dough together and repeat until the dough has been used to make all circles.
  • Transfer the circles to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush tops with milk.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve warm or cool completely and store in an airtight container. You may also drizzle with melted white chocolate


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