Total Time
1hr
Prep 45 mins
Cook 15 mins

Serve with your favorite scone topping. Can be made in advance and store in air-tight container.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place oats on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 450°F for 3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring once. Cool completely.
  2. Combine 1 cup toasted oats, flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, baking soda; cut in 1/4 cup butter with a pastry blender until crumbly. Add dried cranberries; toss well.
  3. Add buttermilk, applesauce, and vanilla, stirring just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  4. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead lightly 4 times. Pat dough into a 9-inch circle on a lightly greased baking sheet. Brush with 2 teaspoons melted butter; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup toasted oats and 1 teaspoon sugar.
  5. Bake at 450°F for 11 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.