Faith Gorsky

PB&J Scone Sandwiches with Brie

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Everyone I know loves a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich (including me!), and it’s always fun to reinvent this classic. Scones, which are like biscuits but are a bit more flaky and delicate, are a traditional part of afternoon tea; they are often served with jam and clotted cream. Here the clotted cream has been replaced with Brie cheese and the rich, peanutty scones serve as the “bread” portion of this elegant version of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes
Yield: 10 scones

Peanut Butter Scone Sandwiches with Brie and Raspberry Preserves

Ingredients

Ingredients Smooth Operator peanut butter salt sugar butter vanilla egg milk peanuts raspberry preserves brie

coarsely chopped peanuts

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus a little more for rolling out the dough
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup unsalted, chilled butter, diced
1/2 cup Smooth Operator peanut butter
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 large egg
6 to 8 tablespoons milk, plus more to brush on top
1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
5 tablespoons raspberry preserves
5 ounces Brie cheese

Procedure

1. Preheat oven to 450°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat liner.

2. Pulse together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a food processor to combine, then pulse in the butter a couple times until it looks like coarse meal. Add the peanut butter and pulse a couple times until incorporated. While pulsing, gradually add the vanilla and egg; add the milk 1 tablespoon at a time just until the mixture comes together to form dough (you may not need all the milk – the dough should be stiff and not sticky), being careful not to over-process.

Pulse dough mixture of flour sugar in food processor

3. Transfer the dough to a bowl and stir in the honey roasted peanuts. (Alternatively, you can make the dough by hand; whisk together the dry ingredients, cut the butter and then peanut butter in with a fork, and then use a wooden spoon to stir in the wet ingredients and finally the peanuts.) Shape the dough into a ball, then flatten it into a disk; wrap it in plastic wrap and chill 15 minutes in the freezer.

Stir in honey roasted peanuts

4. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Roll or press the dough out to a circle about 7 to 8 inches in diameter and 3/4 inch thick. Use a floured 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter to stamp out the scones, then gather up the dough scraps and repeat as necessary (you should get about 10 scones total).

round cookie cutter to stamp out scones

5. Transfer the scones to the prepared baking sheet, lightly brush the tops with a little milk, and bake until puffed and light golden brown on top and bottom, about 14 to 16 minutes. Cool completely, then cut each scone in half (the top should twist right off) and add 1/2 tablespoon preserves and 1/2 ounce Brie to each.

puffed and light golden brown scones

scones with preserves and brie

PEANUT BUTTER GIVEAWAY

Faith adds raspberry preserves and Brie cheese to her peanut butter scone sandwich. What other sandwich fillings would you consider using on the peanut butter scones?

Leave a comment below with your answer to enter for a chance at winning a jar of Smooth Operator peanut butter, Rip-Roaring Raspberry Preserves, and a can of Honey Roasted Peanuts, the Peanut Butter & Co. products used in this recipe.

DETAILS:

– The giveaway is open to USA residents only and will run until Monday, May 13, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST.
– One entry per person.
– Winner(s) will be generated via a random number generator and notified via the contact email provided on the comment form.
– Winner(s) will have until 05/16/13 to claim their prize or we will choose another winner.
– Winner will win one 16oz jar of Smooth Operator, one jar of Rip-Roaring Raspberry Preserves, and one can of Honey Roasted Peanuts. Product will be shipped by Peanut Butter & Co.
– No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Must be 18 years of age to enter. See Official Giveaway Rules.

PB&J Scone Sandwiches with Brie, 10.0 out of 10 based on 2 ratings

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141 Responses to PB&J Scone Sandwiches with Brie

  1. Brianna K. @ Hungry Gator Gal says:

    I could see myself adding more peanut butter or possibly cream cheese to the scones!

  2. Seren Melissa says:

    I’d add cream cheese, honey, and thinly sliced apple!

  3. Josephine jones says:

    Nutella, banana, sprinkles and marshmallow fluff! 😉

  4. Francisco says:

    Queso fresco and crema with roasted pineapple and habanero salsa: creamy and sweet with just enough kick.

  5. Erin R. says:

    Vietnamese pickled veg and cilantro.

  6. Azar Attura says:

    HONEY COMB!!!!

  7. alison says:

    Peanut butter, bacon, and banana, of course. And some honey!

  8. Kelsi says:

    banana slices, whipped cream, maple syrup

  9. Jeff Amador says:

    Nutella and marshmallow fluff! Or the fluff with raspberry preserves!

  10. Sarah says:

    I would add cream cheese, bacon, banana and strawberry jelly!

  11. Ashley C. says:

    Bananas and honey!

  12. Kelli says:

    I’d add sliced banana and more peanut butter.

  13. nik says:

    I’d do cream cheese and strawberry or kiwi slices.
    Or ice cream! 🙂

  14. Alexi says:

    I would add some honey!

  15. megan kupres says:

    I would stuff mine with marshmallow fluff and bananas or caramel sauce with berries

  16. makayla says:

    Raisins, honey, cinnamon, and more peanut butter!!! 🙂

  17. Erica says:

    More peanut butter? I don’t know that I’d add anything- these sound amazing alone!

  18. charj says:

    Strawberry preserves and dark chocolate sauce

  19. Jessica says:

    It would be good with blackberry preserves!

  20. Rebecca says:

    Nutella or blackberry preserves and cream cheese

  21. Kari@Loaves n Dishes says:

    Banana & caramel sauce!

  22. Katie boudreau says:

    Crushed up Oreo, banana slices, and honey!

  23. karen says:

    I’d spread them with white chocolate wonderful peanut butter, sliced bananas, and some mini chocolate chips.

  24. Emily says:

    Pear, brie, toasted pecans, and dried cranberries!

  25. Jenn says:

    Oh, how delicious. Cranberries and brie would be a delightful filling! or some apples and even more peanut butter.

  26. Maureen | Orgasmic Chef says:

    I’ve never eaten a scone like that but I’d certainly like to!

  27. Janet says:

    Nutella and banana-yum!

  28. Lisa says:

    I *love* the PB and raspberry combo so I’d probably just whip the raspberry preserves with some light ricotta to use as a filling and add some carob chips for a hint of healthy chocolate! 🙂 Great recipe!!

  29. Lisa says:

    I forgot..I’d also make them gluten-free! 🙂

  30. Melinda says:

    Apple Butter!

  31. Abby says:

    Oh my goodness, how to choose? A drizzle of honey, smear of cream cheese, and sliced banana!

  32. Jordan says:

    I would add some Homemade Apple Butter!

  33. Eva says:

    those would be amazing with jame and clotted cream or with apples!

  34. Laura says:

    So glad I stumbled upon this recipe. It’s finals week and this is the perfect stress-baking break.

    I love brie and raspberry preserves together (and conveniently have both in my fridge), but I’m also going to eat these with honey, bananas, and bacon. Mmm!

  35. Sarah W says:

    Nutella and honey!!

  36. Jenny Hartin says:

    Nutella.

  37. Gina Rock says:

    Nutella would be yummy!

  38. Ashley says:

    Honey and maybe a drizzle of some dark chocolate!

  39. Raymond says:

    Bananas & strawberry jam would be tasty!

  40. Paula says:

    Nutella!!!

  41. Rebecca F says:

    Shaved baby carrots. Such a sweet, crunchy vegetable with the salty peanut butter. My favorite combination!

  42. Lindsey C says:

    Maple syrup.

  43. Clinton M says:

    The old standard Nutella and Bananas!

  44. Kimberly Snyder says:

    I would add Honey and Cream Cheese…maybe some apple/pear…

  45. Helen T says:

    Bananas!

  46. Ann says:

    Maple/Honey and Apricot preserves!

  47. Sheri says:

    More peanut butter and Strawberry jam

  48. Casey Colette says:

    Creamy white honey and orange marmalade would be delicious spread on, or dipped in single or together. To.Get.Her, 🙂
    TY for the chance, I love this stuff!

  49. Curtis L. says:

    Can I be perfectly honest? This looks pretty damn good just as it is. (disclosure: my mouth is watering as I type this).

  50. Robin Dasch says:

    I would do sliced banana and mini chocolate chips with a bit of marshmallow fluff . yummy.

  51. Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie says:

    I would love to sandwich in some cream cheese mixed with melted chocolate!

  52. Katrina says:

    One of my favorite things with pb on a sammie is fresh raspberries or banana and honey. The scones look delicious!

  53. Jeffrey says:

    Bananas and Honey!

  54. Shawntel Smith says:

    I would add some fresh fruit. Possibly bannanas or strawberries.

  55. Jennifer Hudson Mosher says:

    Bananas and strawberries!

  56. Allison M. says:

    I’d add honey, maybe some cream cheese, or some strawberry jam!

  57. MaryEllen says:

    Make them warm, cut in half, add a little French Vanilla Ice cream and drizzle a little melted dark chocolate over the top

  58. Sarah Overpeck says:

    I would add sugary strawberries and whipped cream (like strawberry shortcake on delicious peanut butter steroids!). Or, for a savory treat, pickled beets and a smear of cream cheese. The PB scone would be a great complement!

  59. Kayla says:

    I bet these peanut butter scones would be amazing covered with coconut butter! I bet they would also be amazing with honey and fresh blackberry preservatives.

  60. Kim S says:

    Nutella and banana slices!

  61. Andy says:

    I would add some sugar free strawberry preserves and some agave nectar!

  62. Courtney says:

    Chocolate… or banana… or ice cream — or all three! (drools)

  63. Victoria Dubuis says:

    Peanut butter drizzled with organic chocolate syrup! YUM!

  64. Beth R. says:

    I’d add caramelized bananas with a hint of honey!

  65. Michelle says:

    Honey butter & bananas or apricot preserves 🙂

  66. Nancy Carol Schools says:

    Bananas and cream cheese.

  67. Michelle H says:

    I would add a mixture of mashed ripe banana and dark unsweetened cocoa powder : )

  68. Julie Denson says:

    I would put nutella and chocolate cookie dough ice cream! Yum

  69. Katharine Gallagher says:

    I’d do a little mix of thinly sliced apples, golden raisins, dried currants (or cranberries), with some cream cheese spread that incorporates cinnamon, nutmeg, and some ground clove. Spiced fruit filling!!

  70. Bethany Y. says:

    A bananas foster sauce!

  71. melissa griffith says:

    I would add apple butter or a strawberry jam.

  72. Thalia Miller says:

    Honey with butter, or cream cheese.

  73. Linda says:

    A nice creamed mixture of cream cheese and dark chocolate

  74. Lawyer Loves Lunch says:

    Love the idea of peanut butter scones. I would definitely sandwich in some melted chocolate spread! 🙂

  75. jay rioux says:

    Blueberry jam

  76. Darcy T says:

    Bananas or thin apple slices!

  77. Kaitlin says:

    I’d go for the triple-berry trifecta: blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries to pack a juicy, flavorfilled punch to compliment the taste and texture of the peanut-butter and scone-dough. (This topping should be cooked much like a pie-filling and orange/lemon juice should be added to give the fruit a crisp tart note) *Also all these berries about to be in season with summer approaching!

  78. Nichelle says:

    Pineapple and caramel

  79. Erin says:

    These look amazing – adding them to Pinterest now!

  80. Erin says:

    These look awesome – adding them to my pinterest board now!

  81. Mallory says:

    A hazelnut spread with strawberries!

  82. Kelly says:

    I would add a scoop of Vanilla Bean Icecream and drizzle with caramel and top with mini chocolate chips!

  83. Lucas Brockner says:

    Rice Krispies and bananas!

  84. Sand says:

    Bacon and banana.

  85. Dawn Gans Frydl says:

    Apple, honey, walnut and extra sharp cheddar!!

  86. Kathi says:

    honey butter and bananas or just cinnamon butter

  87. Dawn Gans Frydl says:

    Apple, honey, walnut and extra sharp white cheddar

  88. Valerie says:

    I would add sliced banana and a touch of honey.

  89. Megan says:

    Definitely chocolate.

  90. Meg says:

    Hmmm…whipped cream and strawberries, or maybe some strawberry cream cheese

  91. Sarah Los says:

    sliced banana, bacon, honey, and cinnamon. in that order. droooooool….

  92. lisa andrews says:

    My 9 year old daughter will LOVE these, thank you!

  93. April says:

    Bacon and butter

  94. Lauren says:

    I would add some honey roasted peanut butter, cinnamon, honey, and maybe a few raisins.

  95. Mary McCoy says:

    Cream cheese and bananas, with nutella

  96. Anna says:

    I love chocolate and ginger syrup with scones for a sweet treat, and I think combining those with the peanut butter would be a delicious idea.

  97. Chenoa B says:

    some chocolate and coconut would be perfect with those peanut butter scones!

  98. Jill says:

    Strawberry Jam and real creamy butter!

  99. Neelambera Sandeepan says:

    Cream cheese and apple jelly

  100. Davis says:

    Bananas and cinnamon

  101. Dianne says:

    I make my own Wild Plum Jam just cooked down fruit nothing else added would be divine in these.

  102. caitlin says:

    coconut milk ice cream!!

  103. Tammy Sigond says:

    I would add…bacon and peanut butter combo altho sounds strange is very good!

  104. Ricki says:

    Fig butter!

  105. Kim Henrichs says:

    Dark chocolate and cream cheese

  106. Melanie McIntyre says:

    I would add Banana “ice cream” (really just frozen bananas) and some chocolate! YUM!

  107. Penguin says:

    Marshmallow fluff and chocolate for a s’more or hazelnut cream spread were my first thoughts. So many possibilities.

  108. Kathryn Collins says:

    slice of banana and strawberry jam…

  109. Jackie says:

    Gosh, raspberry and brie sound pretty good already. I might go with strawberry preserves or banana slices with more peanut butter! Yummm

  110. Linda F says:

    I’d add bacon

  111. Kimberly says:

    I would put a smooth vanilla bean ice cream on top! or more peanut butter!

  112. CharityS says:

    I would add butter with honey.

  113. Tobi says:

    Caramelized bananas and chocolate sauce!

  114. Heather says:

    Nutella or strawberry cream cheese!

  115. Seth T. says:

    blackberries with vanilla icecream

  116. megan says:

    my husband would go WILD for these! he loves a good scone, and a PB&J, and combining the two would really blow his mind. thanks for the giveaway chance but more importantly for this awesome recipe!

  117. carol Johnston says:

    how about some choc/with mint,I love it

  118. SALLY says:

    please enter me in the contest

  119. Abby says:

    I would add honey date paste. Just puree some dates with honey! Yum!

  120. Ben says:

    Nutella

  121. Jason Perkins says:

    I Would Add Some Tiramisu Mascarpone And MAYBE Some Nutella.

  122. Ivonne says:

    Nutella and bananas

  123. Carly says:

    Whipped Cream!

  124. Donna says:

    Vanilla ice cream with chopped pieces of milk chocolate.

  125. Renee says:

    mango and bananas

  126. Jamie says:

    Bananas and cream cheese

  127. Linda Block says:

    I’d add guava paste (or guava jelly) – delicioso!

  128. khlod says:

    leave it as is. Love the receipe.

  129. Devon says:

    I would put banana ice cream in the middle of those scones! YUM!

  130. Kristy Wilsey says:

    I would love to try chocolate and peanut butter. Oh, or ice cream and peanut butter. Ooohhhh, or banana slices and peanut butter. So many good things could go with these scones!!!

  131. Emily says:

    Raspberry spread from Trader Joes!

  132. Barb G. says:

    I would spread whipped honey on these! Yum!

  133. Valerie C. says:

    sweetened ricotta cheese for me 🙂

  134. Pj says:

    sliced bananas drizzled on honey

  135. Sharon G says:

    I would add some melted chocolate and marshmallow fluff.

  136. julie says:

    chocolate ganache

  137. Renata S says:

    Dates with strawberry jam spread on top!

  138. Courtney Wester says:

    Apple butter!

  139. Kim says:

    Ollaberry Jam

  140. laura says:

    some cottage cheese or sour cream would taste good

  141. Siací Ross says:

    Strawberry preserves, more peanut butter, and banana slices.

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PB&J Scone Sandwiches with Brie