Cheddar & Pear Gluten Free Scones

Cheddar and Pear Scone. This gluten free recipe is perfect for fall

It’s pear season here on the North Central Coast of British Columbia, and lucky for me – I have a tree. Last year I sadly let many go to waste but this year I’m on a mission: to create delicious and healthy pear recipes that are out of the box and fun. Like these Cheddar and Pear Gluten Free Scones.

I was recently tested for food intolerance’s and sensitivities, the test has came back with a lot of results (100+). Although I’m sure a lot of those food sensitives will go away once I take care of a few health care issues right now I’m avoid a lot: including wheat and gluten.

A couple years ago my husband was avoiding gluten and I found a Paleo Burger Bun recipe from Paleo Plan. This recipe for Cheddar and Pear Gluten Free Scones is built on that said recipe. However, I’m going to call them scones as the texture reminds me of one of my favorites.

Gluten free scones recipe using pears and cheddar

These gluten free scones use almond and coconut flours, originally I bought mine for the health food store but in the past two years I have noticed that these are widely available at grocery stores. Don’t be scared of them, they’re absolutely delicious and a great alternative to wheat flour (I’m so thankful I don’t have any dairy allergies because I would so sad to give up melted cheddar).

Cheddar gluten free scone recipe

They puff up rather nicely and are incredibly soft and tender. My husband loves these without the pears with “sloppy joes” or Paleo Stuffed Peppers. The above photo looks rather boring, and I think adding in some parsley or Italian seasoning would have made them look a little more eye appealing. Either way, they taste yummy.

Cheddar & Pear Gluten Free Scones

Cheddar and Pear Scone. This gluten free recipe is perfect for fall
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Cheddar Pear Gluten Free Scones

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 small pear diced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 4 eggs


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a medium size bowl add the flours, baking powder, pear, cheese and sea salt. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl add the melted coconut oil (just zap 1/4 cup of coconut oil in the microwave until melted) and whisk in the eggs. You're going to want to work quickly if the eggs are cold since it will make the oil harden.
  • Add the wet ingredients into the dry and combine.
  • Spoon the batter on a parchment or slip-mat lined pan, making eight.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes.
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Check out these other pear recipes:
Cinnamon and Vanilla Pear Butter
Homemade Pear Fruit Leather

What’s your favorite way to cook up pears? Have you ever made gluten free scones?

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