Cinnamon Walnut Scones with Caramel Pear Butter

Scones are really easy and really fun. You can make them any size you want and they are a great starter baking recipe for kids.

P.S. Lily cracked her first egg without adding the shell, hence the proud face in the picture below.

egg crackstirringready to bake

Gather It

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 8 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup Caramel Pear Butter

Make It

  • Ask a grown-up to preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  • Combine flour, walnuts, sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda,  and salt in a bowl
  • Ask a grown-up to slice the butter into small slices
  • Use your fingers to mix the butter into the flour mixture until it’s a fine crumbly mix
  • Whisk the sour cream and egg in a small bowl (Lily cracked the egg herself for the first time!)
  • Use a fork to stir the sour cream and egg into the flour and butter mixture until large dough clumps form
  • Use your hands to combine the dough into a ball
  • Place the dough onto a lightly floured surface and pat into an 8 inch circle
  • Ask a grown-up to cut the circle into 8 pieces
  • Place the pieces on a cookie sheet
  • Ask a grown-up to bake for 15 to 17 minutes
  • After baking, cool for 5 minutes
  • Spoon Caramel Pear Butter and warm up in microwave until smooth and saucy
  • Brush top of scones with Caramel Pear Butter


Enjoy It

A cold glass of milk for kids or fresh coffee for grown-ups is a perfect beverage to enjoy with the Cinnamon Walnut Scones with Caramel Pear Butter.