Oatmeal Scones

"I remember Mom making these whenever we would go camping. They are so light and flaky, and much easier than trying to make oatmeal over a camp fire."
 
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Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
8-12
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a large bowl, combine dry ingredients: flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, cream of tarter and salt.
  • In a small bowl, combine wet ingredients: butter,milk and egg,
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix, only until moist.
  • Add raisins (or currents).
  • Shape into a ball.
  • Pat out on a lightly floured board into an 8 inch circle.
  • Cut into 8-12 wedges.
  • Bake on a greased cookie sheet in a 425 degree oven for 12-15 minutes or until brown.

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Reviews

  1. PetesNina
    Thank you for sharing this scone recipe! They were simple to make with ingredients I always have on hand. I added about a teaspoon or so of cinnamon and a bit more sugar as per my family's tastes. I pressed the dough into two six inch circles and cut each into six. I sprinkled them with cinnamon sugar before baking for decorative purposes. What a wonderful recipe that is now in my 'keeper' file. Thanks again!
     
  2. adena mangis
    This was really good. I used cherry flavored cranberries and added white chocolate chips. I would probably try to use less butter next time just to be a little bit healthy. They were good and buttery as is. Thanks for a wonderful Saturday morning meal.
     
  3. CulinaryExplorer
    I am so happy to have such a simple and delicious recipe for my first ever attempt at making scones at home! These are not only foolproof, but they taste just like a nice bowl of oatmeal and raisins! They smelled wonderful as well baking. They were perfect with a bit of butter spread on them still a bit warm. I followed the recipe with no substitutions and I used raisins and quick oats in mine. YUMMY!
     
  4. Annacia
    Really lovely scones. I lowered the fat by using half the ask for amount heart healthy margarine and half unsweetened applesauce for the butter, plus skim milk. Splenda was used for the sugar and I choose to use old fashioned oats and currants. I also added a 1/2 tsp of Penzey's Cake Spice just because, lol. These are not delicate scones with all of the oatmeal and one is very satisfying with a cuppa. Delicious.
     
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