Combine flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt; stir well. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add apples, raisins, and rind; stir well. Sprinkle milk evenly over flour mixture, stirring until dry ingredients are moistened.
Drop batter by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.