Savoury Oat Scones --

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by emmalee1942

I've been making these scones for years -- first in sweet and later in savory versions.Try using cheddar, feta, swiss, blue or any other strong cheese. Use fresh parsley and thyme if you have them, otherwise use dried. I really like using dried onions in this particular recipe, but you can experiment, because the recipe is very friendly to adaptations. The amount of chilie pepper flakes is spot on because you don't want a hot-tasting scone. When you bit into an occasional pepper flake you get a flavor zing!

Top Review by LaurietheLibrarian

These were a delicious savory scone. I stepped out into the garden and picked a bu ch of different herbs to add in. Thanks Emma!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk, or sift, dry ingredients. Combine butter, milk and egg, add to dry ingredients, stir until just moistened.
  2. Mix in the cheese, parsley, time, onion and red chilie flakes. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place dough in center. Pat to 1/2" thick circle. Using a sharp knife, cut into 8 wedges, but do not separate.
  4. Bake, 450 degrees, 15 minutes, until light brown. If preparing a day ahead, cool completely, before storing airtight.

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