TEA and Things

My mom got the idea to make apple cinnamon scones because we have our first apples coming on our trees.

She made a couple of changes and they tasted great!

Added: 1/4 cup Heath toffee bits,1/4 teaspoon salt
Also, she didn’t brush milk or sprinkle cinnamon mixture on top before baking. Instead she made a cinnamon icing:
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon milk
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
Mix together until right consistency adding milk until thin enough to pour.

Apple Cinnamon Scones

by DrDan at 101 Cooking for Two October-29-2011
It’s apple season and what could start your day better than an apple-cinnamon scone. One apple with a little work and you’re the hero of breakfast.
  • 1 medium apple peeled and chopped
  • 4 T butter
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • 2 T sugar
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • a small amount milk to brush top
1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees convection and prep baking pan with parchment paper. Peal and chop one medium apple into 3/8 inch pieces.2) Chop 4 tablespoons of butter into small bits.3) Place 2 cups AP flour, 1 T baking powder, 1/2 t baking soda, and 1 t cinnamon into a mixing bowl and mix well. Add the butter and “cut in” with a large fork.4) Add one egg to 1/2 cup milk and beat well.5) Add the egg/milk to the dry and mix until all is incorporated. Do not over mix. Add the apple and mix gently.6) Place on floured surface and form into a 7 inch disk. Cut into 8 wedges.7) Mix 2 T sugar and 1 t cinnamon in a small bowl and mix well.8) Place wedges on prepared cooking sheet. Coat with a brushing of milk.9) Top generously with the sugar/cinnamon mixture.10) Place in the preheated 400 degree oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Prep time: 15 minsCook time: 15 minsTotal time: 30 minsYield: 8 scones

Tea Tasting! Me and my mom hosted a teen tea party at our local library and my mom had the idea of tea tasting! We served 4 types of tea: Black tea ( Darjeeling) White tea (white christmas tea – a taste of christmas in July) Green tea (ginger peach) and Herb tea (chamomile).

Veggie Pizza Roll-up

               Yield: 4-6 roll-ups

Mix the following together: 4 oz. cream cheese,
3 oz. sour cream, 1 Tablespoon miracle whip, and 2-4 tablespoons package Hidden Valley Ranch Original party dip (powder).
Spread onto fajita sized flour tortillas and top with shredded cheddar cheese broccoli, green pepper, cucumber, cauliflower, tomatoes, and carrots.
Roll up and stick a toothpick in each.

Fresh Fruit Fondue

Ingredients: 1 Cup cold milk
1 small package instant butterscotch pudding
2 cups cool whip, divided
Directions: Whisk milk and pudding for 1 minute. Whisk in 1 cup cool whip. Fold in remaining cool whip.
Eat with your favorite fresh fruit!
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