Monday, November 5, 2012

Cinnamon Apple Scones

The extra hour over the weekend gave me a little time to bake!  I had seen a recipe for Cinnamon Apple Scones on Pinterest, and since my parents and sister had just gone apple picking and brought me a bunch of yummy apples, I just had to try it!  These are so delicious that I decided to share with a few colleagues.  Of course, a paper crafter can't give away a treat without making it cute, right?  I quickly wrapped them in saran wrap and tied pretty metallic simanay ribbon from Liz's Paper Loft Boutique around them.  This ribbon is 2" wide, but I folded it in half to make it narrower and denser.  Love it!

Anytime I want to give away a homemade treat, My Creative Time's All Around Goodies makes it a snap to create a cute, quick tag.  I just used the Scallop & Stitched Circle Dies to cut my cardstock, stamped on the appropriate sentiment and image, and colored it with Copic markers.  So easy!!!

Here's a closer look at the scones.  I highly recommend them, and you can find the recipe here.  It calls for cinnamon chips, which I had never heard of before.  I thought maybe it was an east coast thing, but I was pleasantly surprised to find the Hershey brand right next to the chocolate chips at my Safeway store!

Products used for this project (minus the scones, of course):


  1. Fun way to package a scone. I am going to try that recipe

  2. Great packaging...and YUM!! Lee-Ann :)

  3. Hi Katie,OMG that looks soooo YUMMY!great job packaging it too,Have a SUPER day my friend!!!!:)

  4. Katie ~ CUTE, CUTE and YUMMY idea!! I have to try this recipe! How AWESOME is that you used those stamps for this!! Eek! I need to bake more ~ that extra hour didn't do me any good ~ I slept! LOL!! But you were very productive!!! I need to check out this riibbon of Liz's too! Oh my! Well hope your Monday went GREAT!!

  5. So pretty, Katie!!! :) And those scones look delicious (thank you for including the recipe)! Where did your parents go apple picking?

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Crafty hugs,

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  6. I am sure they will enjoy this,, and so beautifully wrapped.

  7. Yummy! Love that ribbon and the stamp is perfect for this :D
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